The intruder, who attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul with a hammer this morning inside his San Francisco home, reportedly shouted “where is Nancy?”
As Slay News reported, Paul Pelosi was rushed to the hospital after being “violently assaulted” but is expected to make a full recovery.
Law enforcement officials told the media the attacker shouted “Where is Nancy, where is Nancy?” before assaulting Paul Pelosi.
The speaker’s office said in a statement he was attacked early this morning by an assailant who broke into their house.
The assailant is now in custody.
Nancy Pelosi was not in San Francisco at the time.
What happened to Paul Pelosi last night is horrific.
Heidi & I are praying for him & Nancy & the entire Pelosi family. May God’s protection be upon them.
We can have our political differences, but violence is always wrong & unacceptable.
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) October 28, 2022
Drew Hammill, the spokesman for Speaker Pelosi, said:
“Early this morning, an assailant broke into the Pelosi residence in San Francisco and violently assaulted Mr. Pelosi.
“The assailant is in custody and the motivation for the attack is under investigation.
“Mr. Pelosi was taken to the hospital, where he is receiving excellent medical care and is expected to make a full recovery.
“The Speaker was not in San Francisco at the time.
“The Speaker and her family are grateful to the first responders and medical professionals involved, and request privacy at this time.”
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) October 28, 2022
Pelosi’s husband was “violently assaulted” by someone who broke into his home last night, her office says. He’s in the hospital. https://t.co/dbYgBXcTsg
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) October 28, 2022