Nancy Pelosi Says Husband Faces Long Recovery From ‘Horrific Attack’

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 25: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi delivers remarks to the press before her meeting with Israeli President Isaac Herzog at the U.S. Capitol October 25, 2022 in Washington, DC. Herzog is on a two day trip to Washington, DC and will meet with U.S.President Joe Biden on Wednesday. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) issued a statement Monday night regarding the attack on her husband Paul that has left him hospitalized, reportedly in the ICU, saying he faces a “long recovery process.”
  • Paul Pelosi, 82, underwent surgery Friday for wounds to his skull, right arm and hands after being attacked with a hammer by David DePape, 42, who broke into the Pelosi’s San Francisco home early Friday morning, according to police who said DePape was intent on taking Nancy Pelosi hostage and breaking her kneecaps. Nancy Pelosi was reportedly in Washington, D.C. at the time.

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