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Federal prosecutors have recommended a 40-year sentence for the man who was convicted of attempting to kidnap then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and brutally attacking her husband, Paul, in October 2022 during a break-in at their family home.

David DePape was found guilty in federal court of attempted kidnapping of a U.S. official and assault on a family member of a U.S. official last November, both counts requiring intent based on then-Speaker Pelosi’s government duties. DePape still faces five state charges — attempted murder, burglary, assault with a deadly weapon and elder abuse — and if convicted, he could face up to life in prison.

In a Friday filing, the DOJ made the argument that, in addition to the U.S. Probation Office’s recommended 25 years, DePape’s sentencing should include an enhancement for an intent to “promote a federal crime of terrorism.”

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