Nancy Pelosi’s Husband Attacked in San Francisco Home

Paul Pelosi was “violently assaulted” by a suspect who broke into the couple’s San Francisco home.

QUICK FACTS:
  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul was brutally attacked in the couple’s San Francisco home early Friday morning.
  • “The assailant is in custody and the motivation for the attack is under investigation,” Pelosi spokesman Drew Hammil said in a statement.
  • 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,” Hammill continued.
  • The suspect used a hammer in the attack, and “the motivation for the attack is still under investigation,” according to The U.S. Capitol Police who are assisting the case.
PELOSI SPOKESPERSON THANKS RESPONDERS:

“The Speaker and her family are grateful to the first responders and medical professionals involved, and request privacy at this time,” Hammill said.

BACKGROUND:
  • According to Fox News, the assault is not the first time the Pelosi’s San Francisco property has been targeted.
  • Photos surfaced on social media and TMZ in 2021 revealing graffiti on a garage door at the home of the Democratic leader. 
  • San Franciscans have been grappling with burglaries and open-air drug markets in recent months, while the city’s increasing homeless population is believed to have exacerbated the issue, American Faith reported.