The abuser of Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi, has a colorful background connected to extremist organizations and hate speech on internet sites.
The authorities have received new information about the president of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi husband’s Paul Pelosi of the battered attacker. Charges have been brought for the act David DePape against a 42-year-old man named
The family’s apartment in San Francisco was broken into on Friday and the husband was attacked with a hammer.
The attacker broke into the apartment through the back door.
Paul Pelosi, 82, was taken to a San Francisco hospital where he underwent surgery, according to a statement from Pelosi’s spokesman. He was diagnosed with at least a skull fracture and injuries to his right hand and arm. Doctors expect him to make a full recovery.
The attacker is under preliminary investigation accused of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, assault, burglary and other crimes.
After the attack, the perpetrator was sent to receive hospital treatment. According to information obtained by Reuters by it is unclear whether the perpetrator was treated at the hospital for physical injuries or psychiatric symptoms.
San Francisco Police Chief William Scott said Friday, along with the federal police and the FBI, that it was not a random attack.
Former Director of the US Homeland Security Agency John Cohen says the attack was clearly aimed at Nancy Pelosi and was also intended to harm Pelosi.
The perpetrator has connections to extremist organizations
The authorities say that the investigation has paid special attention to the internet profiles of the accused.
A lot of suspicious writings have been published behind the author’s combined user profile. User Daviddepape has expressed his strong support for the former US president For Donald Trump and Q-Ano for the conspiracy theory movement.
The articles published on various online forums referred to satanic pedophilia, anti-Semitism, misogyny and trans hatred, and censorship of technology companies. In addition, the author is believed to have been a strong advocate of cannabis and rock crystals in the past.
According to The San Francisco Chronicle, the man grew up in Canada. The man, who previously worked as a hemp jewelry artist, is known to have been part of the nudist community. The magazine published a photo of the man taken in 2013, in which he appears at a nudist wedding, albeit with his clothes on.
Experts estimate that the case is an example of stochastic, i.e. unpredictable terrorism, where unstable persons are influenced to commit violent acts by hate speech and internet discussion forums.
The attack came just a day after New York City police warned of an increased possibility of attacks on political figures and campaigns ahead of the election.
A total of 9,625 threats against political decision-makers were reported in the United States in 2021. Representatives of both parties have received threats. In the United States, the topic has already been brought up in 2017, after which threats against politicians and policy-makers have become more and more common.