United States: Nancy Pelosi's husband attacked at their home

ÉUSA: Nancy Pelosi's husband attacked in their home

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The husband of Democratic congressional leader Nancy Pelosi was “viciously attacked” Friday at the couple’s home and then hospitalized, her spokesperson said. 

“Early this morning, an assailant broke into the Pelosi residence in San Francisco and violently assaulted Mr. Pelosi,” Drew Hammill said in a statement, adding that Nancy Pelosi was not sure. place at the time of the attack.

Paul Pelosi, 82, was transferred to the hospital, where he is receiving “excellent care”, added the spokesman.

The suspect has been taken into custody. His motives are under investigation.

Less than two weeks before the midterm elections, several American elected officials have sounded the alarm against the renewed violence targeting them.

According to Capitol Police, charged with protecting members of Congress, threats against them have more than doubled since 2017, from 3,939 to 9,625 in 2021.