Pelosi attacker was wearing a zip tie on Jan. 6

Washington (AP) — the man accused of Attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Husband According to a person briefed on the investigation, he had a zip ties with him when he broke into the couple’s San Francisco home. Riot at the Capitol As of January 6, 2021.

The person, who has not been authorized to discuss the Pelosi case publicly, told The Associated Press on Sunday, speaking on condition of anonymity.

The attack on the Democratic leader’s 82-year-old husband, Paul Pelosi, came in less than two weeks. November 8 Election it will determine the rule of Congress toxic political climate.

Police said the suspect, identified as David DePap, 42, confronted Paul Pelosi early Friday morning at the family’s home in Pacific Heights and said, “Where’s Nancy?” ?”

Police said the two men struggled over the hammer, and an officer responding to a 911 call to his home saw DePappe punch Paul Pelosi at least once. Depapu was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, elder abuse, and robbery. He is scheduled to be indicted early next week.

The eerie echoes of the Jan. 6 riots were evident in Paul Pelosi’s attack.

The mob that swarmed the Capitol in an attempt to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory over Donald Trump roamed the halls, chanting demanding “Where’s Nancy?” Some of the besieged were seen holding zip ties inside the Capitol.

Violent attacks against families of parliamentary leaders intimidation of legislators and other political figures are at an all-time high today.

Nancy Pelosi was in Washington when her husband was attacked. She soon returned to San Francisco, where her husband was hospitalized. He underwent surgery for a fractured skull and suffered other injuries to his arms and hands, according to her office.

“Our children, grandchildren and I are heartbroken and traumatized by the life-threatening attack on our pop,” she said. letter To a colleague late Saturday. “We are grateful to law enforcement and emergency services for their prompt response and the life-saving medical care he is receiving.”

Paul Pelosi remains hospitalized and “continues to improve,” she told colleagues.