House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Reporters were able to hear from Paul about his brutal attack on him Thursday. Pelosi She was encouraged to continue in her leadership role at the next Congress.

Pelosi, who announced this week that she would be stepping down from her position leading House Democrats, said that last month’s violent incident at her San Francisco home had the “opposite effect” While she was considering the decision, ABC News reported.

“If anything it made me think about staying,” Pelosi. “I couldn’t give them that satisfaction.”

California Democrat, also disclosed that her husband, who had surgery to repair a fractured skull from a hit with a hammer to the head by a man, is now doing well. “doing okay” Despite the traumatizing effects of the attack on him, he continued to live his life.

David DePape is the face of federal State-level charges for the hammer attack. “Where is Nancy?” While you are in the Pelosi home.

Pelosi told reporters that she’s dealt with “survivor’s guilt” Her home was described as “a” “crime scene” After the attack.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.Calif.), arrives at U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

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Pelosi also weighed in on GOP officials who cracked jokes about her husband’s attack, The Washington Post reported.

Many Republicans laughed at the incident, including Virginia Governor. Glenn Youngkin later regretted his comments. as well as Kari Lake, Arizona’s gubernatorial hopeful, was elected. claimed she didn’t mock the attack.

“It’s so horrible to think the Republican Party has come down to this, and no real rejection of it by anybody in the party,” Pelosi said.

“It’s so sad for our country.”

Pelosi added that she doesn’t view all Republicans in the same light, however, and thanked the many officials in the party who stood by her.