Nancy Pelosi's husband, Paul Pelosi, was attacked with a hammer at his home in California on Friday morning. He had surgery for a broken skull and other serious injuries.
"Mr. Pelosi was taken to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, where he had successful surgery to fix a broken skull and serious injuries to his right arm and hands.
His doctors think he will get better, "Speaker Nancy Pelosi's spokesperson Drew Hammill said in a statement that was posted on her website.
In their home in San Francisco, California, Paul Pelosi was hit with a hammer. The attacker was a man who also tried to tie up Nancy Pelosi's husband while he waited for her to come home.
The Speaker of the US House of Representatives said that Paul was attacked at his home by someone who was violent and threatened Paul's life while demanding to see the Speaker.
"The Speaker and her family are grateful for all of the support and prayers they have received from friends, constituents, and people from all over the country. The Pelosi family is very grateful to everyone on Mr. Pelosi's medical team and to the police officers who came to help after the attack.
Brooke Jenkins, the district attorney for San Francisco, said that the man who is accused of attacking Paul Pelosi on Friday morning is likely to be charged on Tuesday.
CNN says that David DePape is now facing multiple felony charges, including attempted murder, because he is suspected of breaking into Pelosi's house and hitting her with a hammer.
We will bring up a number of felony charges against DePape on Monday, and he should be arraigned on Tuesday. DePape will have to pay for the terrible things he has done "Jenkins tweeted.
The attack on Pelosi's husband was called "despicable" by US President Joe Biden. "This is very bad. There's nowhere to go in America because there's too much political violence and violence in general.