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Man Charged For Death Threats Against MI Gov, AG

The Detroit News reports: A 32-year-old Detroit man is facing a felony charge after allegedly making “credible threats to kill” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office said Friday. Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Robert Sinclair Tesh with false report of a threat of terrorism, a felony that carries a maximum penalty of 20 years …

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Cultist Charged With Death Threat Against Adam Schiff

CNN reports: A Connecticut man was arrested and charged with threatening to murder Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff. Robert Michael Phelps, 62, was arrested Friday. He was later released on a $25,000 bond. A federal criminal complaint by the US Attorney’s office for Connecticut alleges that the man filled out a form on Schiff’s website for a meeting request on November, …

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Cultist Imprisoned For Death Threat Against Dem Rep

Law & Crime reports: A New York state man was sentenced Friday after admittedly threatening to shoot Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota, 5th district). Patrick W. Carlineo, Jr., 56, is to spend 12 months and one day in a federal prison on a count each of threatening to assault and murder a United States official, and being a felon in possession …

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Man Charged In Death Threat Against Whistleblower’s Attorney After Trump Shows Attorney’s Photo At Rally

Politico reports: Federal prosecutors in Michigan have charged a man with making a death threat against one of the attorneys for a whistleblower who initiated the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, according to newly unsealed court records. The man, Brittan J. Atkinson, allegedly emailed the attorney in November, calling him a “traitor” who “must die a miserable death.” The …

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NEW YORK: Man Arrested For Making Death Threats Against Top Dems, Used Trump’s Nicknames In Calls

ABC News reports: A Western New York man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he threatened to kill Rep. Adam Schiff and Sen. Chuck Schumer. Salvatore Lippa, 57, of Greece, New York, was charged with threatening to assault and murder a federal official on account of the performance of their official duties. According to the criminal complaint, on Jan. 23, …

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Sex Offender Charged With Making Death Threat Call To Adam Schiff: “I’m Gonna Fucking Blow Your Brains Out”

The Informant reports: A man in Arizona has been accused by federal authorities of threatening to kill Congressman Adam Schiff, the lead prosecutor in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Court records show that Jan Peter Meister, a 52-year-old registered sex offender, told investigators he drunkenly left the threatening voicemail at Schiff’s Washington, D.C. office after watching Fox News …

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GOP House Candidate Calls For Hanging Omar, Others

The Tampa Bay Times reports: A fundraising letter sent last week by the campaign of George Buck, a Republican running for Congress in St. Petersburg, suggested a member of the House of Representatives and other Democrats should be executed. The lengthy email dated Nov. 26 repeated an unsupported accusation that U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Somali-born Democrat representing Minnesota, secretly …

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Omar Requests Lenience For Sender Of Death Threat

The Washington Post reports: A man who threatened to kill Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) has pleaded guilty, according to authorities. Patrick W. Carlineo Jr., 55, of Addison, N.Y., entered the guilty plea before Chief U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci for threatening to assault and murder the freshman congresswoman and for being a felon in possession of firearms, according to …

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Trump Cultist Pleads Guilty To Threatening To Murder Rep. Ilhan Omar: “I’ll Put A Bullet In Her Fucking Skull”

The Associated Press reports: A western New York man pleaded guilty Monday to threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Patrick Carlineo entered the plea Monday in Rochester, admitting to charges that carry up to 10 years in prison. His sentencing is set for Feb. 14. Prosecutors say the 55-year-old called Omar’s office March 21, told a staffer …

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Trump Cultist Arrested For Death Threat Against AOC

The Toledo Blade reports: A Toledo man was charged in federal court Friday for making threats against U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and illegally possessing ammunition. Timothy J. Ireland, Jr., 41, was charged in U.S. District Court in Toledo with being a felon in possession of a firearm, being a fugitive in possession of a firearm, and making interstate …

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Ad Company To Take Down NC Gun Shop’s Billboard

CBS News reports: An advertising company has announced it will take down a billboard in Murphy, North Carolina, calling Reps. Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley “idiots.” The billboard was promoting a local gun shop, and the shop’s owner said he wants to go to court to keep it up. The billboard received national attention after Cherokee …

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LOUISIANA: Local Cop Says AOC Deserves To Be Shot

The New Orleans Advocate reports: A Gretna police officer posted a comment on his Facebook page this past week calling U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a “vile idiot” who “needs a round, and I don’t mean the kind she used to serve.” The comment, which alludes to the freshman Democrat’s past work as a NYC bartender while apparently saying she should …

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InfoWars Host Calls For Lynching President Obama

Popular Information reports: In a June 5 statement, YouTube said it was its responsibility to “prevent our platform from being used to incite hatred, harassment, discrimination and violence,” YouTube said. They have a long way to go. Conspiracy website InfoWars and its founder Alex Jones were banned by Youtube in August 2018. Twitter booted InfoWars and Jones the next month. …

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Alabama Mayor Defends Call To “Kill Out” LGBT People

Montgomery’s ABC affiliate reports: Carbon Hill mayor Mark Chambers has responded about recent controversial comments he made in a Facebook post. The post written in all capital letters said: “We live in a society where homosexuals lecture us on morals, transvestites lecture us on human biology, baby killers lecture us on human rights and socialists lecture us on economics.” Chambers …

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Man Found Guilty Of Threatening To Behead Bernie

Newsweek reports: A man has been found guilty of threatening to record himself beheading Vermont senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in the style of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). Robert Francis Pratersch, 57, of Kissimmee, Florida, has been convicted of threatening a federal official and interstate transmission of a threat to injure after leaving at least three …

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Man Arrested For Death Threats Against Ben Shapiro

Fox News reports: A man was arrested in Washington state on Wednesday after reportedly making death threats against conservative talk show host Ben Shapiro. Shapiro told Fox News he couldn’t comment on pending legal proceedings but confirmed the situation, as reported by TMZ, on Twitter, thanking law enforcement “for their quick and hard work here.” The suspect reportedly threatened both …

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FLORIDA: Trump Supporter Arrested For Racist And Homophobic Death Threats Against Three Democrats

The Miami Herald reports: Federal authorities have arrested a South Florida man and accused him of calling the offices of three members of Congress and leaving threatening, racist and homophobic messages. John Kless, 49, has been charged with making threatening communications after U.S. Capitol Police say he called up U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Eric …

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Trump Campaign Blames Rep. Omar For Death Threats

“I don’t think it’s the president that’s putting her in danger, I think it’s her ill-thought-out words that she used to describe the greatest terror attack on the history of United States soil which killed nearly 3,000 Americans. Make no mistake, no congressperson, no American should be threatened and no one is inciting violence. I think what they’re doing is …

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Omar Reports Rash Of Death Threats Due To Trump

CBS News reports: Rep. Ilhan Omar says she’s faced increased death threats since President Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. “This is endangering lives,” she said, accusing Mr. Trump of fomenting right-wing extremism. “It has to stop.” Her statement late Sunday followed an announcement by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi …

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Trump Mocks Dem Rep After Death Threat [VIDEO]

Esquire reports: On Friday, a Trump supporter was arrested for threatening to murder Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar, one of the first Muslim women ever elected to Congress. And instead of condemning the threat against Omar’s life, Trump mocked the Congresswoman during a speech Saturday, inciting boos from his audience. The president began his Saturday remarks to the Republican Jewish Coalition …

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