Paul Pelosi, the husband of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, was injured on Friday morning when an assailant broke into their home and violently assaulted him. The Speaker was not in San Francisco at the time of the break-in.
The assailant was taken into custody, and a motive is under investigation.
A statement released by Speaker Pelosi’s spokesperson:
“Early this morning, an assailant broke into the Pelosi residence in San Francisco and violently assaulted Mr. Pelosi. The assailant is in custody and the motivation for the attack is under investigation. Mr. 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.
“The Speaker and her family are grateful to the first responders and medical professionals involved, and request privacy at this time.”
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