Kari Lake Jokes About Nancy Pelosi’s ‘Lack Of Protection’ As Paul Pelosi Recovers In ICU

by | Oct 31, 2022 | Politics

Kari Lake, the GOP nominee for Arizona governor, joked that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s house “doesn’t have a lot of protection” as her husband, Paul Pelosi, remained in intensive care after a violent home invasion and brutal attack.Lake’s distasteful remarks at an Arizona campaign stop Monday on her “Ask Me Anything” tour brought laughs from the crowd and the moderator.Advertisement“It is not impossible to protect our kids at school. They act like it is,” the candidate, who has been endorsed by former President Donald Trump, said of Democrats. She added: “Nancy Pelosi, well, she’s got protection when she’s in D.C. — apparently her house doesn’t have a lot of protection.”Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake (R) gets a big laugh from the crowd after joking about Speaker Pelosi’s husband Paul being violently assaulted:“Nancy Pelosi, well, she’s got protection when she’s in D.C. — apparently her house doesn’t have a lot of protection.” pic.twitter.com/8U647UTO9x— The Recount (@therecount) October 31, 2022

An intruder broke into the Pelosis’ home in San Francisco early Friday morning. He first confronted 82-year-old Paul Pelosi while screaming, “Where is Nancy? Where is Nancy?” then used a hammer to assault him, HuffPost reported.AdvertisementPaul Pelosi sustained a skull fracture and serious injuries to his right arm and hands. David DePage, 42, was charged Monday in the break-in and assault.Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was in Washington, D.C., protected by her security detail, when the attack took place.According to a federal complaint filed in court, DePape told authorities that he planned to kidnap the 82-year-old House speaker and “break her kneecaps” to show Congress the consequences to their actions, CBS News and The Associated Press reported Monday.As HuffPost’s Arthur Delaney and Matt Shuham reported on Friday, blogs that appear to have been written by DePape included posts about LSD and right-wing conspiracy theories, including QAnon references. One post mentioned “Pedophile normalization,” while another referenced an unfounded conspiracy theory involving the furniture website Wayfair and child trafficking.DePape is facing a litany of charges, including attempted homicide, assault with a deadly weapon and elder abuse. He also faces federal charges of threatening or injuring the family member of a federal official, AP reported.AdvertisementPelosi underwent surgery on Friday and is expected to recover. He is currently in an intensive care unit at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.“Thanks to the excellent trauma care medical team at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, Paul is making steady progress on …

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