Retiring Republican Rep: I’m Still Getting Death Threats

The Michigan Advance reports:

Immediately after the infrastructure vote, far-right U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), called Rep. Fred Upton and the other 12 Republican House members who voted for the bill “traitors” in a tweet. In another tweet, Greene posted the phone numbers of those 13 Republicans.

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. In one voicemail left for Upton following the vote, 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 a difficult world,” Upton said Tuesday. “I’m still subject to death threats – me and my family. I lost a staff member because of the severity of the messages.”

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