The Man Who Tried to Kidnap Nancy Pelosi
Early on Friday, an intruder broke into the San Francisco home of Nancy Pelosi and bludgeoned Ms. Pelosi’s husband, Paul, with a hammer.
The shocking attack underlined fears about the growing number of threats against members of Congress and the woeful lack of security around those lawmakers.
Guest: Catie Edmondson, a congressional correspondent for The New York Times.
- A trail of strained relationships. An itinerant life that included a stint living in a storage unit. A personality that was “consumed by darkness.” Who is the man accused of attacking Mr. Pelosi?
- The assault at the Pelosi home comes as threats against members of Congress have increased in recent years.
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