House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband was reportedly violently assaulted in the couple's San Francisco home early Friday morning. A statement from the Speaker's office states that an assailant broke into the home.
Pelosi was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to recovery without incident. The person who broke into the home is in custody, said the Speaker's spokesperson Drew Hammill.
Pelosi is 82-years-old.
The full statement reads:
“Early this morning, an assailant broke into the Pelosi residence in San Franccisco and violently assaulted Mr. Pelosi. The assailant is in custody and the motivation for the attack is under investigation. Mr. Pelosi was taken to the hospital, where he is receiving excellent medical care and is expected to make a full recovery. The Speaker was not in San Francisco at the time.
“The Speaker and her famly are grateful to the first responders and medical professionals involved, and request privacy at this time.”
This is a breaking story and will be updated.