Authored by Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours),
A federal jury on Nov. 16 convicted David DePape, the man who was accused of attacking Paul Pelosi, the husband of former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), with a hammer last year at the Pelosis’ San Francisco home.
Mr. DePape, 43, could face decades in prison.
During a several-day-long trial this week, Mr. DePape said that he was “sorry that he got hurt,” referring to the 83-year-old Mr. Pelosi. “I reacted because my plan was basically ruined.”
Mr. Pelosi suffered a skull fracture after he was hit in the head with a hammer during the Oct. 28, 2022, incident, which occurred at his San Francisco home just days before last year’s midterm elections. Ms. Pelosi, who was the speaker of the House at the time, was in Washington.
According to police body camera footage that was taken during the night of the attack, officers opened the door to see Mr. DePape and Mr. Pelosi both holding what appeared to be a hammer. As police told Mr. DePape to drop the tool, he responded that he wouldn’t and appeared to strike Mr. Pelosi while off-camera.
Other footage that was released by police this year appears to show Mr. DePape breaking…
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