Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul was involved in a car accident before he was arrested in Napa, California, CHP says
Video of a broken fence and a fallen sign was part of the crash scene in Napa County, where the House Speaker was Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul, was arrested for drunk driving in Napa County on Saturday night. Speaker Pelosi was across the country in Rhode Island and delivered an opening address to graduates on Sunday.
“I don’t think we should pay much attention to what her husband is doing because he’s not an elected official,” said political science professor Melissa Michelson, who is also the dean of arts and science at Menlo College.
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Michelson also says this DUI in Napa puts the Speaker and other lawmakers in a very bad light.
Paul Pelosi, 82, had a blood alcohol content of 0.08 or more, according to the California Highway Patrol. According to the CHP, Paul Pelosi was driving his 2021 Porsche east on Walnut Drive and attempting to cross Highway 29 when his car was hit by someone driving a Jeep.
“I think that reflects poorly on the Speaker and Congress in general, like, hey, these are urgent issues here and instead your husband is galloping around in Napa, you’re in Rhode Island giving a speech at a fancy university. What are you doing to keep America? secure and move our conversation forward about what to do with all of these shootings,” says Michelson.
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Nancy Pelosis’ office issued a brief statement saying “The spokeswoman will not comment on this private matter that transpired while she was on the east coast.”
According to the CHP, this crash happened around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. Paul Pelosi was arrested just over an hour later. Bail was set at $5,000 and he was released Sunday morning in an accident that left no one injured.
The California Highway Patrol has not said where Paul Pelosi came from or where he went.
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CHP released this statement: At 10:26 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2022, Napa-area units responded to a crash that occurred on State Route 29 (SR-29) at Walnut Lane. Upon arrival, Napa Area units determined the incident to be a two-vehicle accident with no injuries. The driver of the Porsche (Party Number 1, Pelosi) was traveling east on Walnut Lane attempting to cross SR-29 when his Porsche was hit by a group traveling on SR-29 (Party Number 2, Lopez) headed north and drove a jeep. Pelosi was arrested at 11:44 p.m. for driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. He was then committed to the Napa County Detention Center for a violation of Vehicle Code 23152(a) and 23152(b). The crash is being investigated by the Napa Area.
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