After her husband, Paul Pelosi was brutally attacked at their house in San Francisco, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, announced late Saturday that her family was “heartbroken and terrified” as a result of the incident.
According to a statement released by the Speaker of the House, “it is with great sadness that I must report that early yesterday morning, a violent individual stormed into our family home and viciously attacked both my husband Paul and myself.”
“Our children, our grandkids, and I are heartbroken and horrified by the life-threatening attack on our Pop,” she continued. “Our Pop is our hero, and we will never forget what happened to him.” “We are grateful for the prompt arrival of law enforcement and emergency services as well as for the life-saving medical care that he is getting,”
It is believed that a guy entered their home early on Friday morning and used a hammer to attack Paul Pelosi, who is 82 years old.
The Speaker of the House was present in the nation’s capital at the time.
According to a person who had been briefed on the attack, the suspect said, “Where is Nancy? Before beating the Speaker’s husband, the assailant said, “Where is Nancy?”
The procedure to repair Paul Pelosi’s fractured skull and other injuries took place on Saturday, and the Speaker of the House expressed gratitude to the general public for their prayers.
She wrote in the statement, “Please be aware that your prayers and warm wishes are helping Paul make progress with his recovery and are providing comfort to our family.” “He is making steady progress in regaining his health.”
The alleged assault that took place on Friday is the most recent in a long line of violent incidents that have targeted members of Congress and other influential persons in government.
An individual who was armed and had threatened Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in June was taken into custody near his home in Maryland.
A month later, an additional individual was charged with making loss threats outside of the residence of Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington), who chairs the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
The number of investigations involving direct threats and concerned words or actions carried out by the United States Capitol Police reached 9,625 incidents in the previous year.