- Gov. Glenn Youngkin sent an apology letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
- Youngkin apologized for comments he made about Pelosi following her home invasion last month.
- Pelosi’s husband, Paul, was attacked with a hammer during the home invasion.
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin apologized to Speaker Nancy Pelosi for comments he made about the vicious attack on her husband during a break-in at their California home.
Last month, while speaking in support of congressional candidate Yesli Vega shortly after the attack, Youngkin said “Speaker Pelosi’s husband had a break-in last night in their house, and he was assaulted. There’s no room for violence anywhere, but we’re gonna send her back to be with him in California. That’s what we’re going to go do,” according to CNN.
On November 1, Youngkin sent Pelosi a letter apologizing for comments that he made about her after the attack, according to CNN.
Youngkin told Punchbowl News that he “really wanted to express the fact that what happened to Speaker Pelosi’s husband was atrocious. And I didn’t do a great job.”
Police arrested David DePape, 42, for the home invasion at Pelosi’s San Fransisco home in October where her husband, Paul Pelosi was attacked. DePape is accused of attacking Paul Pelosi with a hammer and was charged with attempted kidnapping.
A representative for Youngkin told The Washington Post that his “full intention on my comments was to categorically state that violence and the kind of violence that was perpetrated against Speaker Pelosi’s husband is not just unacceptable, it’s atrocious. And I didn’t do a great job with that. And so listen, it was a personal note and it was one between me and the speaker, just to reflect those sentiments.”