California politicians on both sides of the aisle condemn attack on Nancy Pelosi's husband

California leaders and those seeking to get elected to statewide office condemned the attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband, Paul. Regardless of their political affiliation, lawmakers and candidates wished Paul Pelosi a speedy recovery and categorized the assault and intrusion of their home as outrageous and appalling. "This heinous assault is yet another example of the dangerous consequences of the divisive and hateful rhetoric that is putting lives at risk and undermining our very democracy and Democratic institutions," said Gov. Gavin Newsom in a statement. "Those who are using their platforms to incite violence must be held to account."