Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the honorable speaker emerita and U.S. representative for the 11th Congressional District of California, has been served with third-party subpoenas in a criminal case.
BREAKING: The U.S. House Clerk just said that Nancy Pelosi was served a subpoena to produce documents in third-party criminal case in California pic.twitter.com/08CrXDleem
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) November 1, 2023
The Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, Tylease Alli, formally notified Pelosi of the subpoenas in accordance with Rule 8 of the House’s rules. Alli confirmed that the subpoenas were issued by both the prosecution and the defendant in a criminal case held at the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
The announcement has left many intrigued and speculating about the nature of the case.
What does this mean? Is Nancy finally going down??
— Republic Review (@RepubReview) November 1, 2023
Nothing will happen To that side of the aisle. Never.
— Tony Cahill (@DVetCommentary) November 1, 2023
It's probably the criminal case against David DePape.https://t.co/vDhKyEBLF9
— Mike Morton (@TheMikeMorton) November 2, 2023
Alli, reading Pelosi’s statement, emphasized, “After consultation with the Office of General Counsel, I have determined that compliance with the subpoenas is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House. To the extent it requires production of nonprivileged information, the responses to the subpoenas will be identical.”
Despite the announcement, the nature of the criminal case remains undisclosed, leaving many questioning the motives behind the subpoenas. Pelosi’s office has chosen not to provide any information regarding the case or when they were contacted.
However, based on the details shared by the Clerk and existing knowledge about upcoming trials, speculation is rife that the subpoena may be related to the trial of David DePape, the individual who has been charged as having attacked Pelosi’s husband, Paul, last year.
This speculation gains further credibility due to the reference to “prosecution and defendant” and the fact that the criminal case originates from the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California. The lack of clarity surrounding the case has fueled theories and possibilities regarding its nature and implications.
While Pelosi’s refusal to disclose any details has added to the mystery, some experts have offered potential insights. Fox News Anchor Jesse Watters, for instance, outlined several possibilities, including insider trading, the hammer attack on Paul Pelosi, or her husband’s DUI case.
‘VERY PECULIAR’: Jesse Watters reacts to the criminal subpoena of former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. pic.twitter.com/DEthoecbVc
— Fox News (@FoxNews) November 2, 2023
Liz Crokin took to X to remind everyone of Pelolsi’s alleged involvement in said “hammer attack.
NANCY PELOSI SUBPOENAED IN CRIMINAL CASE INVOLVING HUSBAND PAUL & HIS ALLEGED PEDOPHILE ATTACKER — WHAT’S REALLY GOING ON HERE!
Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been issued a subpoena “to produce documents in a criminal case” in California, according to a Wednesday report.… pic.twitter.com/BUSBWjYbF3
— LIZ CROKIN (@LizCrokin) November 2, 2023
Until more information becomes available, it would be premature to draw conclusions about the extent of Pelosi’s involvement in any case and whether these subpoenas will spur anything resembling the justice conservatives are calling for.