The U.S. Justice Department on Monday charged a 42-year-old man accused of attacking U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul with assault and attempted kidnapping, the agency said in a statement on Monday.
David DePape, who was born in Canada, is accused of breaking into the Pelosi residence in San Francisco early on Friday and assaulting Paul Pelosi, 82. The two counts carry sentences of up to 50 years in prison, the department said.
Police have not offered a motive for the assault on Paul Pelosi, who according to his wife’s office underwent surgery for a skull fracture and injuries to his hands and right
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