Paul Pelosi: the husband of the speaker of the US House of Representatives was “violently attacked” during the attack on his home in California

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The husband of Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, was “violently assaulted” during a burglary at their home in California.

Paul Pelosi, 82, was taken to the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery, the spokesman said.

The attacker, who has not been identified, is in custody, but the motive for the attack is unknown.

He allegedly used a hammer to break into the residence, two sources told The Associated Press. CBS Newsalthough it is not known if that was also the weapon he used to attack Pelosi.

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