Members Of Congress Receive Threats, Consider Security Following Shooting

Several members of Congress say they’ve been receiving threats and are worried about security following the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball team's practice.

For months, Republicans have expressed concerns about safety at town hall events and Rep. Al Green a Democrat from Texas has recently faced death threats after calling for Trump's impeachment on the House floor.

The office of Rep. Claudia Tenney (Republican from N.Y.) received a threatening email with the subject line “One down, 216 to go…,” shortly after a shooter opened fire on GOP lawmakers yesterday.

The person who sent the email then wrote in the body of the email, "Did you NOT expect this? When you take away ordinary peoples very lives in order to pay off the wealthiest among us, your own lives are forfeit. Certainly, your souls and morality were lost long before. Good riddance."

Both Democrats and Republicans say they received threats after the shooting yesterday (Wednesday).  


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