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  • SUSPECT CHARGED IN THE

  • ATTACK ON HOUSE

  • SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI'S

  • HUSBAND, AND

  • DISTURBING NEW DETAILS

  • ABOUT WHAT ELSE HE MAY

  • HAVE PLANNED.

  • THE SUSPECT NOW FACING

  • SEVERAL STATE AND

  • FEDERAL CHARGES,

  • INCLUDING ATTEMPTED

  • MURDER, ATTEMPTED

  • KIDNAPPING, AND

  • ASSAULTING A FAMILY

  • MEMBER OF A U.S.

  • OFFICIAL.

  • THE MAN ALLEGEDLY

  • CONFESSING THAT HE'D

  • PLANNED TO TAKE

  • SPEAKER PELOSI HOSTAGE

  • AND BREAK HER KNEECAPS

  • AS A WARNING TO OTHER

  • LAWMAKERS.

  • ZIP TIES FOUND AT THE

  • SCENE.

  • MR. PELOSI NOW AWAKE

  • AND TALKING TO

  • INVESTIGATORS.

  • OUR EXCLUSIVE WITH THE

  • SAN FRANCISCO D.A.

  • >>> ALSO TONIGHT,

  • AFTER MORE THAN FIVE

  • YEARS THE MAJOR BREAK

  • IN THE MURDERS OF TWO

  • TEENS IN DELPHI,

  • INDIANA.

  • THE SUSPECT NOW UNDER

  • ARREST.

  • WHERE HE WORKED AND

  • HOW IT LINKS HIM TO

  • THE FAMILY OF ONE OF

  • THE VICTIMS.

  • >>> DESPERATION IN

  • KYIV.

  • MASSIVE RUSSIAN

  • STRIKES LEAVING MUCH

  • OF THE CAPITAL WITHOUT

  • POWER OR WATER.

  • >>> THE HALLOWEEN

  • HORROR IN SOUTH KOREA.

  • TWO AMERICANS AMONG

  • MORE THAN 150 KILLED

  • IN A CROWD SURGE.

  • WHY POLICE THERE ARE

  • NOW UNDER FIRE.

  • >>> THE FATE OF

  • AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

  • BEFORE THE SUPREME

  • COURT.

  • HOW THE JUSTICES

  • SIGNALED THEY MAY

  • RULE.

  • >>> THE DANGEROUS GAS

  • LEAK AT L.A.X. AIRPORT

  • SICKENING FOUR PEOPLE,

  • ONE IN CRITICAL

  • CONDITION.

  • >>> AND THE

  • BOUNDARY-BREAKING GOLF

  • CLUB THAT'S INSPIRING

  • AMERICA.

  • >> Announcer: THIS IS

  • NBC "NIGHTLY NEWS"

  • WITH LESTER HOLT.

  • >>> GOOD EVENING.

  • THE FBI TONIGHT

  • REVEALING NEW EVIDENCE

  • IT BELIEVES POINTS TO

  • THE INTENT BEHIND LAST

  • WEEK'S BRUTAL ATTACK

  • ON PAUL PELOSI.

  • HUSBAND OF HOUSE

  • SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI.

  • TODAY FEDERAL CHARGES

  • WERE FILED AGAINST

  • SUSPECT DAVID DePAPE,

  • ACCUSING HIM OF

  • ASSAULT ON AN

  • IMMEDIATE FAMILY

  • MEMBER OF A U.S.

  • OFFICIAL WITH THE

  • INTENT TO RETALIATE

  • ALONG WITH THE

  • ATTEMPTED KIDNAPPING

  • OF A UNITED STATES

  • OFFICIAL.

  • IN ITS CHARGING

  • DOCUMENTS THE FBI SAYS

  • DePAPE WAS PREPARED TO

  • DETAIN AND INJURY

  • SPEAKER PELOSI AND

  • THAT HE TOLD

  • AUTHORITIES HE WAS

  • GOING TO HOLD NANCY

  • HOSTAGE AND TALK TO

  • HER.

  • THE FBI ALSO LISTING

  • EVIDENCE THAT INCLUDED

  • ZIP TIES, TAPE, ROPE,

  • AND AT LEAST ONE

  • HAMMER.

  • ALSO NEW TONIGHT,

  • ALLEGED STATEMENTS

  • FROM THE SUSPECT

  • POSSIBLY SUGGESTING A

  • POLITICAL MOTIVE.

  • MIGUEL ALMAG

  • >> Reporter: TONIGHT

  • FEDERAL AUTHORITIES

  • HAVE CHARGED DAVID

  • DePAPE, THE MAN WHO

  • THEY SAY BROKE INTO

  • NANCY AND PAUL

  • PELOSI'S HOME WIELDING

  • A HAMMER, WITH ASSAULT

  • AND ATTEMPTED

  • KIDNAPPING

  • ACCORDING TO THIS NEW

  • FEDERAL COMPLAINT,

  • DePAPE TOLD

  • INVESTIGATORS HE WAS

  • GOING TO HOLD NANCY

  • HOSTAGE AND TALK TO

  • HER.

  • IF NANCY, HE SAID,

  • WERE TO TELL HIM THE

  • TRUTH HE WOULD LET HER

  • GO

  • AND IF SHE LIED, HE

  • WAS GOING TO BREAK HER

  • KNEECAPS

  • CALLING THE SPEAKER OF

  • THE HOUSE "THE LEADER

  • OF THE PACK OF LIES

  • TOLD BY THE DEMOCRATIC

  • PARTY," INVESTIGATORS

  • SAY THE SUSPECT

  • BROUGHT WITH HIM A

  • ROLL OF TAPE, WHITE

  • ROPE, ONE HAMMER, ONE

  • PAIR OF RUBBER AND

  • CLOTH GLOVES, AND A

  • JOURNAL.

  • SAN FRANCISCO'S

  • DISTRICT ATTORNEY ALSO

  • FILING CHARGES TODAY

  • AGAINST DePAPE,

  • INCLUDING ATTEMPTED

  • MURDER

  • >> WE BELIEVE THAT HE

  • DID INTEND TO KILL MR.

  • PELOSI AT THE TIME

  • THAT HE WIELDED THAT

  • HAMMER IN THAT ATTACK.

  • >> Reporter: THE

  • FEDERAL COMPLAINT SAYS

  • PAUL PELOSI WAS IN BED

  • AND APPEARED SURPRISED

  • BY DePAPE.

  • DePAPE TOLD PELOSI TO

  • WAKE UP AFTER BEING

  • STARTLED ON THE SECOND

  • FLOOR.

  • THE COMPLAINT

  • CONTINUES, "PELOSI

  • STATED THAT HIS WIFE

  • WOULD NOT BE HOME FOR

  • SEVERAL DAYS, AND THEN

  • DePAPE REITERATED THAT

  • HE WOULD WAIT.

  • PELOSI WAS ABLE TO

  • COVERTLY CALL 911

  • WHILE TALKING TO THE

  • SUSPECT, PROVIDING

  • CLUES THAT HE WAS IN

  • DISTRESS

  • >> RP STATED THAT

  • THERE'S A MALE IN THE

  • HOME AND THAT HE'S