GOP Rep Details Death Threats From Trump Cultists

The Michigan Advance reports:

There was never a question that U.S. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) was going to vote for the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. After that, a flood of phone calls rushed into Upton’s office — more than 1,000 in a matter of days, the Michigan congressman said in a weekly email he sends to constituents. There were death threats and threats to Upton’s family and staff — a whirlwind of profanity-laced tirades rooted in a political environment more toxic than anything Upton said he’s seen in his 35 years in Congress.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and other law enforcement agencies have been investigating the calls, which brings Upton some relief, but the threats “are pretty scary,” he said. In one voicemail left for Upton, an individual said, “I hope you die. I hope everybody in your f–king family dies.” The caller also called Upton a “f–king piece of sh-t traitor.” “It’s scary,” Upton said. “You know, I’ve got young staff with families.”

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