Frederica Wilson To Return To DC This Week After Threats
Frederica Wilson to return to DC this week after threats
Wilson, a 74-year-old Miami lawmaker, made headlines this month for sharply criticizing President Trump’s condolence call to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, an Army Green Beret killed in action in Niger on Oct. 4.
Wilson, a friend of the Johnson family who overheard the call, said the president’s words and tone were insensitive — a characterization Trump has denied.
The highly public clash led to a series of threats against Wilson, who skipped votes last week in light of security concerns.
Joyce Jones, Wilson’s spokeswoman, said the threats came in the form of “calls, tweets [and] weird …