Nancy Pelosi’s husband ‘violently assaulted’ in San Francisco home invasion

According to Nancy Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker was brutally attacked at his home early Friday morning, according to the speaker’s office.

The motive for the attack remains under investigation. However, Paul Pelosi, her husband, was taken to a hospital by police for treatment. Nancy Pelosi wasn’t present at the scene of the attack.

“Early this AM, an assailant entered the Pelosi residence at San Francisco and brutally assaulted Mr. Pelosi,” Drew Hammill, a spokesperson for Nancy Pelosi, stated that the assailant was taken into custody and that the motive for the attack was under investigation.

“Mr. Pelosi was transported to the hospital. He is currently receiving excellent medical treatment and is expected to fully recover. He said that the Speaker was not present in San Francisco at this time. “The Speaker and her family are thankful to all first responders and medical professionals who assisted them, and ask for privacy at this point.”

According to a press release, the suspect is currently in custody and the Capitol Police and FBI have launched a joint investigation into this break-in.

“Special Agents from the USCP’s California Field Office quickly reached the scene, while a team from the Department’s Threat Assessment Section was simultaneously dispatched to the East Coast to help the FBI and San Francisco Police with joint investigations,” said Capitol Police.

According to White House Press Secretary Karine Jean Pierre, President Joe Biden called Nancy Pelosi after the attack to offer support and was happy to hear that Paul Pelosi will be recovering.

“The President is praying to Speaker Pelosi and his entire family. After this terrible attack, he called Speaker Pelosi today to offer his support. He is also glad to hear that the victim is on the road to full recovery. She said that she continues to condemn violence and asked that privacy wishes be respected by the family.

According to authorities, they will release more information as soon as it becomes available.