Skip to comments.Threat against GOP rep's daughters latest in 'very dangerous' wave
Posted on 07/27/2018 10:22:32 AM PDT by jazusamo
Republican Rep. Jason Lewis told Fox News he has contacted the police over threats to him and even his daughters in the wake of reports about controversial statements he made as a radio show host.
"It was serious enough for my office to alert the Capitol Police," Lewis told Fox News.
The Minnesota congressman said his daughters were threatened in sick messages received by his office. It marks the latest in a wave of threats against not just Republican lawmakers themselves but their families.
Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., also revealed threats against his daughters this month, telling Todd Starnes that some of the stuff that has been said has been quite sick and the number of threats has increased dramatically since the last election.
Total reported threats against congressmen doubled from 2016 to 2017, according to the House Sergeant at Arms.
In Florida last month, a man was arrested after allegedly telling the staffers of Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., that, if you are going to separate kids at the border, Im going to kill his kids." The arrested man reportedly had called the congressman's office 478 times.
Agency heads' families are another target. In June, a man was arrested and charged for threatening to kill FCC commissioner Ajit Pai's family after he ended "net neutrality" regulations. "I will find your children and I will kill them," a man wrote.
The threats against Lewis came after multiple CNN reports about comments Lewis made while a radio show host, in particular comments he made in 2012 in response to Rush Limbaugh calling activist Sandra Fluke a "slut."...
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Friend with security clearances and who carries everywhere he can, says “they are out there”.
I believe someone will get injured if not killed by the midterms. The left in unhinged.
Instead of trying to take down Trump 24/7/365, perhaps they should try to round up some of these Left wing extremists.
These people should be tracked down and made to languish in jail for, oh, till the person they threatened is out of office.
This needs to be nipped in the bud.
Some folks just need killin.
I am glad I am not a politician nor in the public eye. Because if anyone ever made a threat to anyone in my immediate family over my political position they should pray the police get to them before I do.
“The arrested man reportedly had called the congressman’s office 478 times.”
One call and I would have tracked him down. Cops probably told him they can’t do anything until they actually killed his kids. Useless.
‘Some folks just need killin.’
They are really pushing the envelope. A man will take insults himself, but not this.
This is what mass hysteria looks like folks!
Salem Witch Trials have nothing on this.
Millions of idiots breathing in agitprop day after day.
Russia, Russia, Russia drumbeat.
BS. Threats are a crime. Id make it my business to make sure those who threaten me and mine were arrested.
I’ll use this thread to say it. The cold civil war this country has been in for at least a couple of decades is not just going to miraculously fade away. It will get worse, and then it will get worse, and worse, and worse, and then it will become a hot civil war.
It’s not about “if” any more. It’s about when. It may be extremely short, but the gloves will eventually have to come off, if only in defense.
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You make a valid point about the idiots out there, it’s drummed into their pea brains on a daily basis.
The Dems are showing no inclination to calm down their fringe. I don't know why Ryan and McConnell even communicate with them until they tone down the rhetoric. In my mind, it's proof that establishment 'pubs hate their voting fodder and will do whatever it takes (including losing and calamity) to keep power over the Republican Party.
Some folks just need killin.
Now, this is my gut reaction only. I always remind myself that the Lord is in control and this WILL work out for good in the end. But it’s a challenge. The more I pay attention, the more I realize the modern US left is copying, almost exactly, the antics and methods of the Brown Shirts of 1930’s Germany. And those Brown Shirts were just a vocal minority even when doing some of their real damage. We can’t let that happen again and especially in the US. We can’t take an attitude of “This will blow over”. It won’t. And if they start losing power they will actually ramp it up in desperation.
One can’t help but wonder if the longer it takes to come to a resolution the more horrific the outcome will be.
One cant help but wonder if the longer it takes to come to a resolution the more horrific the outcome will be.
Because Maxine is Black, extremely wealthy, and a woman...she hasn't been either thrown out of office or censured...like Hillary etc. she is given a pass.
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