David DePape Testifies in His Own Defense against Charges of Attacking Paul PelosiNovember 14, 2023
At a court trial, David DePape, accused of assaulting Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul, gave his emotional testimony on Tuesday. He stated that he was influenced by right-wing podcasts and videos, which led him to fall for false information about politicians and government corruption. DePape, who pleaded not guilty, admitted to breaking into the Pelosis’ home and attacking Paul Pelosi with a hammer. He also revealed his plans to question and attack Nancy Pelosi, as well as targeting other public figures. Paul Pelosi testified about the shock and danger he felt during the break-in. If convicted, DePape could face a life sentence. He also faces state charges including attempted murder, assault, burglary, and elder abuse.