Paul Pelosi is pleading not responsible to a DUI cost months after he crashed a Porsche in California

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A lawyer for Paul Pelosi, the multi-millionaire husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, appeared on his behalf in court in Napa County, California. settlement of DUI charges Wednesday morning.

The attorney, Amanda Bevins, entered a not guilty plea to both charges on behalf of her client before Napa County Superior Court Judge Monique Langhorne.

Pelosi’s 2021 Porsche and the other driver’s 2014 Jeep sustained “extensive collision damage” in an accident around 10:17 p.m. on May 28, and responding officers found Pelosi in the driver’s seat of his damaged car near the intersection of California Route 29 and Oakville Crossing.

He faces two misdemeanor charges, DUI causing injury and driving with a blood alcohol level of .08% causing injury.

Aimee McLeod, Napa County deputy district attorney, appeared for the prosecution.

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and her husband Paul Pelosi
(Samuel Corum/AFP via Getty Images)

Pelosi remains free on her own recognizance and is due back in court on August 23 at 9 a.m. PT for a settlement conference.

The parties could discuss the possibility of a plea agreement, continue the case or prepare for a trial, Bevins said.

If convicted, Pelosi could face up to five years of probation, at least five days in jail and being ordered to install an ignition interlock device in his car, according to District Attorney Allison Haley’s office. Other possible penalties include fines and fees and a court-ordered “drunk driver class”.

The settlement comes a day after Pelosi’s wife, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, rocked US-China relations with a trip to Taiwan, which Beijing considers part of its territory. And it comes a week after reports that he sold millions of dollars in Nvidia stock ahead of a House vote on a bill that would affect the industry.

A spokesman for Speaker Pelosi’s office noted that the shares were sold at a loss.

“Mr. Pelosi purchased options to purchase stock in this company more than a year ago and exercised them on June 17, 2022,” spokesman Drew Hammill said in a statement. “As always, he does not discuss these matters with the Speaker until after trades have been made and the required disclosure has to be prepared and filed.”

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On the night of the crash, Pelosi allegedly gave officers his driver’s license and “11-99 Foundation” card when they asked for his ID, according to the documents. The Foundation is 11-99 a California Highway Patrol Charity who support officers and provide scholarships for their children.

Pelosi allegedly showed “signs of impairment” during field sobriety tests and officers observed “objective signs and symptoms of alcohol intoxication,” according to the documents.

Among those alleged were “red/watery” eyes.

“He was unsteady on his feet, his speech was slurred, and there was a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath,” the complaint states.

The other driver, identified only as John Doe, was standing outside an SUV, according to the documents.

The two of them refuse medical treatment at the scene, but Doe on June 2 told Napa County prosecutors that he had started having pain in his upper right arm, right shoulder and neck the day after the accident. He also complained of headaches and said it was difficult to lift things with his right hand, according to the documents.

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Pelosi allegedly injured the other driver “while under the influence of alcohol and drugs and their combined influence,” reads the first count in the two-charge complaint.

Investigators later determined he had a blood alcohol content of .082%.

Pelosi’s attorney, Bevins told Fox News Digital, “I believe the drug reference is part of the statutory crime language in the complaint.”

Previously, reports of property damage and injuries resulting from the accident were withheld.

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Records show Pelosi posted bail the morning after the crash in the amount of $5,000.

Speaker Pelosi’s office He has already said he would not comment on the incident, which a spokeswoman said happened while she was on the other side of the country.

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