Nancy Pelosi Says Husband’s Attack Will Impact Her Retirement Decision

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 22: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill September 22, 2022 in Washington, DC. Pelosi spoke on a wide range of issues, including the House's recent passage of the Presidential Election Reform Act. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Monday that the recent attack on her husband Paul will impact her decision on whether to retire from Congress if Republicans take control of the House.
  • The Speaker’s comments come after her husband was hit with a hammer last month by a man who broke into the couple’s San Francisco residence. She was in Washington, D.C. when the attack happened.
  • In a sit-down interview on CNN’s “AC360,” Pelosi told Anderson Cooper that her decision “will be affected about what happened the last week or two.”


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