What happened to Paul Pelosi? American businessman Paul Pelosi owns and operates Financial Leasing Services, Inc., which is a real estate and venture capital investment and consulting firm. Paul is married to the speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. Paul Pelosi recently made headlines after being subjected to a rather violent attack at his residence.
As the San Francisco DA has stated, Paul and Nancy Pelosi were targeted in a politically motivated attack. The district attorney has condemned the act while stating how it is indeed very sad to see that they are once again at a point in history where people believe that it is okay to express their political sentiments through violence and how it demonstrates that they have to calm things down.
Jenkins stated how it is time they decide that they are going to be more respectful as American society and that it is okay to disagree. Additional details about the shocking attack have been recent as people also got an update on Paul Pelosi’s condition. Let us take a look at all the details and lesser-known facts to know What happened to Paul Pelosi?
What happened to Paul Pelosi?
In a shocking turn of events, an intruder attacked Paul Pelosi. Later he was rushed to taken to hospital after the violent break-in took place at their California residence. It was further reported that the culprit smashed the glass in a back door to the Pelosi home and went on to find Mr. Pelosi sleeping on the second floor where the businessmen woke up by DePape as he violently asked him about Nancy Pelosi’s whereabouts.
The suspect has been identified as a 42-year-old man who is now facing severe criminal charges of attempted homicide. As reports stated, the culprit broke a glass rear door and – after confronting Mr. Pelosi was allegedly looking for Nancy Pelosi and was being all violent about it.
Several Political Figures Open Up About the Incident!
Senior Republicans like Senate Leader Mitch McConnell, who has also been a victim of vandalism, have raised concerns about an increase in such politically motivated threats. Mr. McConnell has stated Paul Pelosi’s attack stating he was “horrified and disgusted” by the attack on Mr. Pelosi. The White House said President Joe Biden has also extended his support to the family.
Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the Senate, also wished Paul a speedy recovery while stating what happened to Paul Pelosi was a dastardly act. Several other political figures, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, have also condemned the attack. Former President Donald Trump has offered a response saying how it has been a terrible thing.
Former President Trump went on to say that while he is not a fan of Nancy Pelosi, what has happened was very sad. Trump further called the whole thing crazy while stating that if there is even a little bit of truth to what is being said, it surely is crazy. However, Trump also pointed out how the window was broken in, and it was strange, and also how the cops were standing there practically from the moment it all took place.
Who attacked Paul Pelosi?
The man who attacked Paul Pelosi has been identified as a man named David DePape. He is facing severe criminal charges of assault and attempted kidnapping of a US official. He is also facing the charge of one count of assault on an immediate family member of a US official with the intent to retaliate against the official. District attorney Jenkins revealed that DePape was holding a hammer and violently struck Paul Pelosi at the top of his head.
San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins stated that the federal charges against DePape are in addition to state charges, as they also include charges of attempted murder, residential burglary, and assault with a deadly weapon.