Rep. Frederica Wilson Skips Votes In Washington As She Faces ‘Racist And Rude’ Threats

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Rep. Frederica Wilson skips votes in Washington as she faces ‘racist and rude’ threats

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) talks to reporters in Miami Gardens, Fla., on Oct. 18, 2017. (Alan Diaz/AP)Another feud amid the most acrimonious political season in modern history has sparked another round of threats against an elected official.

Rep. Frederica S. Wilson (D-Fla.) skipped votes in Washington this week amid a wave of threats against her since she sparred with President Trump over the treatment of the widow of a soldier killed in Niger.

The 74-year-old lawmaker represents a Miami-area district and is now among the dozens of lawmakers to face threats this year. She was riding in a limousine with …

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