Following the news of the arrest of the husband of the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, the American media reported that he was released on $ 5,000 bail.
CNN reports on the arrest of 82-year-old Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, following the reaction of the office of the senior Democratic politician.
Earlier, US media reported that the wife of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was arrested by local police last Saturday night for driving under the influence of alcohol in Napa County, California.
The arrest comes as Nancy Pelosi reportedly appeared Sunday to speak for an honorary doctorate at Brown University in Rhode Island.
CNN reported that Paul Pelosi was released on $ 5,000 bail following his arrest.
The media outlet, which has close ties to the Democratic Party, reported on the reaction of the office of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the news of her husband's arrest.
A statement from Nancy Pelosi's office said:
The Speaker of the House of Representatives will not comment on this private matter that occurred while he was on the East Coast (USA).
Nancy Pelosi, 82, and her husband Paul Pelosi were married in 1963 and have five children.