David DePape, 42, broke into the California home of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week and beat Pelosi’s 82-year-old husband to a bloody pool and fainted for three minutes with a hammer. DePape is actually a Canadian. He wanted to kidnap Pelosi for political motives, criticizing her as a “liar Democratic leader.” His original plan was to ask Pelosi to “tell the truth.” If Losey insisted on lying, he would break her kneecap, force her to enter Congress in a wheelchair, and let other lawmakers know what happened.
The Associated Press and The New York Times (New York Times) reported that San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins announced on October 31 that DePape was charged with attempted homicide, home burglary, and elder abuse. abuse) and other state-level charges, but DePape pleaded not guilty in his first court appearance yesterday (1), and the San Francisco Superior Court ordered him to stand trial without bail.
According to prosecutors and an eight-page federal complaint, DePape was politically motivated to travel to Pelosi’s mansion in the upscale Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, California. DePape broke into Pelosi’s house with his body at about 2 a.m. on October 28. After entering her house, he went straight upstairs into the bedroom and woke up Pelosi, who was sleeping in pajamas. husband Paul (Paul Pelosi).
As soon as DePape entered the room, he asked, “Are you Paul Pelosi? Where is Nancy? Where is Nancy?” He demanded to speak to Pelosi.
Paul responded that Pelosi was not at home and would not be back in a few days. DePape said he was willing to wait. Paul, who was sitting on the bed at the time, heard it and asked “why?” DePape said: “Because she is number two. Presidential heir in line.”
Afterwards, DePape took out the cable tie from his pocket and prepared to tie Paul up. DePape later confessed that he was tired at the time and could go to sleep after tying Paul up. After struggling, Paul tried to move towards the elevator in the house to make a phone call, but was immediately blocked by Paul, and then Paul pretended to go to the toilet, so he was able to enter the toilet and use his mobile phone to call the police.
Paul called the police at about 2:23 in the morning. The police arrived at the scene 8 minutes later and witnessed the two fighting for the hammer. At that time, the police asked what happened. Pape snatched the mallet from Paul’s hand and slammed Paul on the head. Paul immediately collapsed on the ground and lost consciousness for 3 minutes, with a pool of blood on the floor.
After the police immediately restrained De Pape, and found another hammer, tape, rope, two pairs of gloves and a diary in his bag.
DePape said in a follow-up investigation that he had hoped to talk to Pelosi, whom he viewed as a “liar Democrat leader” who would let her go if she told him the “truth” , if she continued to “lie”, he would break her kneecap, “because breaking Nancy’s kneecap, she would have to enter Congress in a wheelchair and let other members of Congress know that there are consequences to actions.”
In addition, DePape also plans to use Pelosi to “lure” another person, and even other targets, including California, federal politicians and so on.
De Pape was also asked why Paul stayed in place after calling the police and did not run away? DePape claimed that he didn’t really want to hurt Paul, saying that he was on a “suicide mission” and that he had been photographed by surveillance cameras, “Even if I lost my life, I wouldn’t stand here and do nothing. “
According to anonymous U.S. officials, DePape is actually a Canadian who entered the U.S. legally in 2000, but he continued to stay in the U.S. after his visa expired. advocates, and embraces a range of conspiracy theories. The petition states that DePape lived in the garage of a California home for the past two years.
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