Who Is David DePape? Nancy Pelosi Attack Suspect

David DePape is a 42 year old man from Berkley, California. Police have alleged that DePape is the man who attacked Paul Pelosi, husband to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi in their San Francisco home.

David DePape Arrest Details

David DePape Arrested, Was Right Wing Extremist. “.@SFPD identified the alleged attacker as 42-year-old David DePape. @CNN reached two of the man’s relatives who told CNN he is estranged from his family. A review of his FB page shows he posted memes and conspiracy theories about Covid, the 2020 election, and the 1/6 attack.” [Whitney Wild]

Report: DePape Had Pro-Hitler Blog. “A blog run by David Depape, the Berkley man accused of attacking Paul Pelosi with a hammer, has articles titled ‘Hitler did nothing wrong,’ ‘Black pilled,’ and ‘Pedophile normalization.'” [Mikael Thalen]

Report: DePape Posted COVID, 2020 Election Conspiracies. “The man who allegedly attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband early Friday posted memes and conspiracy theories on Facebook about Covid vaccines, the 2020 election and the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, and an acquaintance told CNN that he seemed “out of touch with reality.”” [CNN]

Attacker Asked “Where Is Nancy?” Beat Paul Pelosi With Hammer. “A man broke into the Pelosis’ San Francisco home in the overnight hours and attacked Mr. Pelosi, according to local police. The assailant targeted the Pelosi home and was looking for the speaker, law-enforcement officials said. The intruder shouted, “Where is Nancy?” before attacking her husband, one of the officials said. The intruder broke in through a sliding-glass door and beat Mr. Pelosi with a hammer, one of the officials said, leaving him badly injured with wounds to the head and body. The alleged assailant was arrested.” [WSJ]

Report: Attacker Tied Up Paul Pelosi. “The man who assaulted Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, tried to tie him up “until Nancy got home,” according to two sources familiar with the situation. When the police arrived, the assailant was saying he was “waiting for Nancy.” Paul Pelosi was attacked with a hammer at the couple’s home in San Francisco by a male assailant early Friday morning, law enforcement sources told CNN. ” [CNN]

Reaction To Pelosi Attack

White House: Biden Praying For Pelosi, Condemns Violence. “The President is praying for Paul Pelosi and for Speaker Pelosi’s whole family. This morning he called Speaker Pelosi to express his support after this horrible attack. He is also very glad that a full recovery is expected. The President continues to condemn all violence, and asks that the family’s desire for privacy be respected.” [White House]

VP Kamala Harris “Appalled.” “Doug and I are appalled by the attack on Paul Pelosi, Speaker Pelosi’s husband. The entire Pelosi family is in our hearts and we wish him a speedy recovery.” [@VP]

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