NBC has deleted a report about the attack on Paul Pelosi from the Today Show web page because it “did not meet our reporting standards.” The report made some shocking claims:
“When officers arrived here at the Pelosi home exactly a week ago today, they initially didn’t have any idea exactly what was going on. They knew they had a high priority call on their hand. What was unclear what was happening inside the property just behind me.”
“The 82-year-old did not immediately declare an emergency or tried to leave his home, but instead began walking several feet back into the foyer toward the assailant and away from police.
“It’s unclear if the 82-year-old was already injured or what his mental state was, say sources.
“Why Pelosi didn’t try to flee or tell responding officers he was in distress is unclear.
“We still don’t know exactly what unfolded between Mr. Pelosi and the suspect for the 30 minutes they were alone inside that house before police arrived.”
NBC’s Miguel Almaguer filed the report. It is no longer available on the Today Show website.
Now, the video has been deleted and the story has been appended with an editor’s note which says:
“Paul Pelosi released from the hospital six days after intruder attack
“Paul Pelosi was released from the hospital on Thursday and is now recovering from a fractured skull and several other serious injuries at home.
“NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports for TODAY.
“Editor’s note: The piece should not have aired because it did not meet NBC News reporting standards.”
BREAKING: Paul Pelosi opened the door for cops, did not flee or declare emergency, walked back to the attacker in the house, then was ATTACKED!? WHAT!? pic.twitter.com/9YfJiaJX9f— Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) November 4, 2022