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Right Wing Lies Debunked As Suspect Says He Wanted to Kidnap And Kneecap Nancy Pelosi For Political Reasons

The suspected attacker of Paul Pelosi told the police he was in the house to take Speaker Nancy Pelosi hostage and break her kneecaps because she was the "leader of the pack of lies told by the Democratic Party."

The attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband is the culmination of longtime GOP hate-mongering

For years, Republicans made Nancy Pelosi out to be a public enemy. The attack on her home is the result.

Police: Pelosi Suspect Wanted To Hold House Speaker Hostage

The man accused of attacking Paul Pelosi, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, will be charged with a federal crime that protects government officials' family members.

Republicans Continue to Spread Baseless Claims About Pelosi Attack

Some of the conspiracy theories have already seeped into the Republican mainstream.

Elon Musk, Twitter's new owner, tweets conspiracy theory about attack on Paul Pelosi | CNN Business

Elon Musk on Sunday gave credence to a fringe conspiracy theory about the violent attack on Paul Pelosi.

The attack on Paul Pelosi is the latest menace to US democracy | CNN Politics

American politics is festering in violence, intimidation and inhumanity as another election looms amid escalating risks to political figures, all of which poses a grave threat to democracy.

Paul Pelosi suspect charged with attempting to kidnap House speaker and attempted murder | CNN Politics

Paul Pelosi "is making steady progress on what will be a long recovery process," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement Monday, following the announcement of state and federal charges against the man accused of attacking him.

5 new details about the Paul Pelosi attack

The Justice Department charged 42-year-old David DePape with assault and attempted kidnapping, following the alleged break-in at the Pelosi home in California.

Prominent conservatives share online disinformation about Paul Pelosi assault

The posts by Donald Trump Jr. and Rep. Clay Higgins, among others, come as GOP leaders try to strike a different tone on the attack.

State charges alone could mean decades in prison in attack on Pelosi

San Francisco DA added attempted murder to federal case against DePape.

Mayorkas says its ‘difficult’ legally to label Paul Pelosi attack ‘domestic terrorism’

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas in a Monday interview on CNN condemned the attack on Paul Pelosi, calling it both “violent” and “horrific,” but said it is “di…

Six new details from Monday’s affidavit on the Paul Pelosi attack

The Department of Justice (DOJ) released an affidavit on Monday unveiling assault and attempted kidnapping charges against the man accused of attacking Paul Pelosi, the husband of Speaker…

Nancy Pelosi says husband Paul 'making steady progress' but faces 'long recovery'

Paul Pelosi is "making steady progress" but faces a long recovery following a brutal attack by a home intruder last Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said in an update about her husband on Monday.

‘Let’s Set The Record Straight’: Watters Fires Back After Newsom Criticized Him For ‘Aiding And Abetting’ Pelosi Attack

Fox News host Jesse Watters called out Gov. Gavin Newsom of California Monday night after Newsom claimed Watters “aided and abetted” the attack on Paul Pelosi.

Suspect Wanted to Hold Nancy Pelosi Hostage and Break ‘Her Kneecaps’

David DePape told law enforcement he planned to hold the House Speaker hostage and break “her kneecaps” if she “lied” to him. 

Sanctuary State California: Paul Pelosi Assault Suspect Is An Illegal Alien

David DePape, the man accused of attacking Paul Pelosi with a hammer, is a "longtime" illegal alien, a report reveals.

Newsom: FNC's Jesse Watters Aided and Abetted Paul Pelosi Attack

Governor Gavin Newsom (D-CA) said Monday on "CBS Evening News" that Fox News host Jesse Watters has been "mocking" Paul Pelosi, the husband of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), for months which aided and abetted the home invasion hammer attack on him. | Clips

Swalwell: Republican Leaders' Political Rhetoric Is 'Inspiring Violent Political Acts'

Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) said Monday on CNN's "OutFront" that the "violent political rhetoric that is espoused by Republican leaders is inspiring violent political acts." | Clips

Rachel Maddow Rips Donald Trump Jr. And The GOP For Celebrating Pelosi Attack

Rachel Maddow called the mind of the Pelosi attacker a sewer and then showed that Donald Trump Jr. and those Republicans celebrating the attack want political violence instead of elections. 

Intruder Wanted to Break Speaker Pelosi’s Kneecaps, Federal Complaint Says

Federal prosecutors filed charges on Monday against the man the police said broke into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home and struck her husband with a hammer.

'Absolutely no evidence:' Police, FBI affidavit debunk salacious conspiracy about Pelosi attack pushed by conservatives | CNN Politics

Prominent figures on social media, including some of the loudest voices on the political right, are pushing a salacious and false conspiracy theory about the attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband, in an apparent attempt to shift the narrative about the assault.

Paul Pelosi's alleged attacker charged with attempted kidnapping

The DOJ alleged that David DePape broke into the home through a glass door and then went looking for Nancy Pelosi.

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