The intruder who broke into the home of Nancy Pelosi and her husband is looking for the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The attackers are believed to have broken into the couple’s San Francisco home with a hammer through the back door at 2 a.m. Friday.
According to NBC News, Mr. Pelosi, 82, was attacked with a hammer while the attacker shouted “Where is Nancy? Where is Nancy?”.
Mr. Pelosi, who owns the San Francisco real estate and venture capital firm, was taken to the hospital “under good medical care and is expected to make a full recovery,” spokesman Drew Hammill said.
Mrs. Pelosi, the Democratic speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and second in line to the president, was in Washington, D.C., and had recently returned from a security summit in Europe.
If she was at home, her security details would be present, but Mr. Pelosi herself does not qualify for that protection.
“What happened to Paul Pelosi is despicable,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement.
“I spoke with Speaker Pelosi earlier this morning and expressed my deepest concern and heartfelt wishes to her husband and their family and wish him a speedy recovery.”