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Crime. The attackers were looking for US politician Pelosi’s home

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The attackers were looking for US politician Pelosi’s home

A police car blocks the street below the home of Nancy and Paul Pelosi in San Francisco. photo:

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“Where’s Nancy?” the assailant yells repeatedly. Then he hits you with a hammer. In front of the police. Did the act have political motives?

Famous American politician Nancy Pelosi confirmed that the attacker who injured her husband was looking for her in the couple’s house. The man threatened the life of Paul Pelosi and demanded to see the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, his spokesperson said.

Her husband underwent surgery for a fractured skull and serious injuries to his right arm and hands. Doctors expected him to make a full recovery. The President of the House of Representatives of the US Congress, who is always protected by bodyguards, was out of town at the time of the attack.

Criminal online profiles. interest in conspiracy theories

A 42-year-old man broke into the Pelosis home in San Francisco on Friday night, Police Chief William Scott said. When the police arrived, he hit Paul Pelosi with a hammer several times in front of the police. The attacker is detained, and the motives of the attack are being clarified.

The attacker repeated: Where is Nancy? called, “New York Times” and “Washington Post” wrote, citing officials. American media found online profiles of the man, according to which he was interested in conspiracy theories, misinformation about the alleged danger of corona vaccines and Donald Trump’s lies about fraud in the 2020 presidential election.

Democrat Pelosi is the target of frequent verbal attacks from the American political right. Former President Trump referred to her as “Crazy Nancy” for years. As the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Pelosi is high in the US political hierarchy.

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