Trump: Attack on Paul Pelosi is a ‘terrible thing’

Former President Trump, in an interview on Sunday, called the attack on President Nancy Pelosi’s (D-California) husband at their San Francisco home a “terrible thing” as he railed against crime in cities run by Democrats.

“With Paul Pelosi it’s a terrible thing, with all of them it’s a terrible thing,” Trump said in an interview with conservative Spanish outlet Americano Media. “Look at what happened to San Francisco in general. Look what is happening in Chicago. It was much worse than Afghanistan.

“We have to give back to the police their dignity, their respect. They can solve the problem. But today, if a police officer says something that’s slightly inappropriate, it’s like the end of his life, the end of his pension, the end of his family,” Trump continued. “We can’t do that. The police must be given back their authority, their power and their respect. Because this country is out of control.

Asset remained silent on the attack on Paul Pelosi this weekend, as other GOP members sent mixed messages on this subject. Many Democrats, including President Biden, have called on members of both parties to unequivocally condemn the attack amid concerns about rising political violence.

Paul Pelosi, 82, was attacked early Friday morning at his home by an intruder, police said. Authorities arrived at the home and found the two men fighting over a hammer. The suspect then took control of the hammer and used it to attack Paul Pelosi.

Paul Pelosi underwent surgery for a fractured skull and is expected to recover.

Before the assault happened, the man confronted Paul Pelosi and shouted, “Where is Nancy? Where is Nancy? according to a source briefed on the attack. The President was not at home at the time.

Biden and other Democrats bound abuser rhetoric and directly attack Republicans’ false claims that the 2020 election was stolen, which Trump continues to regularly promote at rallies and on social media.

Trump and the president have had a tumultuous relationship dating back to Trump’s time in the White House. The two briefly tried to work together for a deal on infrastructure and other legislative issues, but the relationship quickly soured, especially after Trump’s first impeachment.

Nancy Pelosi went viral for rip Trump’s State of the Union address at the start of 2020. Trump has repeatedly ridiculed the President as “Crazy Nancy”. She has often deemed Trump unfit for office and recently drew attention for saying she would have “The strikeTrump had tried to come to the Capitol during the January 6, 2021 riots.

Updated at 11 a.m.

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