In wake of Scalise shooting, Congress members say threats on the rise – The Boston Globe


In wake of Scalise shooting, Congress members say threats on the rise – The Boston Globe

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Representative Al Green, Democrat of Texas, was threatened with lynching by callers infuriated with his effort to impeach President Trump.
By Matthew Daly Associated Press  June 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — A voicemail message directed to Representative Martha McSally of Arizona last month warned ‘‘our sights are set on you, right between your . . . eyes.’’ Another voicemail said: ‘‘Yeah, Martha, your days are numbered and next time you show your face in Tucson it might be the last time.’’
McSally, a Republican in her second term, forwarded the messages to US Capitol police, resulting in federal charges …

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