DOJ Lied About Pelosi Attack, Calmly Opened Door

Body-Cam Footage Shows Paul Pelosi Calmly Greeting Police
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and her husband Paul Pelosi arrive on the red carpet for the Time 100 Gala at the Lincoln Center in New York on April 23, 2019. (Photo by ANGELA  WEISS / AFP)        (Photo credit should read ANGELA  WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Body-cam footage contradicts the Department of Justice’s account of the events that led up to the attack on Paul Pelosi, husband of outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
  • The footage shows Pelosi opening the door for the police officers who responded to the 911 call he apparently placed.
  • DOJ claimed in a Nov. 9 indictment that the cops opened the door, but the body-cam footage shows Pelosi opening the door.
  • Pelosi, the officers, and Pelosi’s attacker, David DePape, engaged in a short conversation before DePape attacked Pelosi with a hammer, sending him to the hospital where he underwent brain surgery.

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