The very same day a deranged leftist activist opened fire on Republican congressmen and was later taken down in a shootout with police, another deranged leftist reportedly sent a chilling email to New York Rep. Claudia Tenney threatening her life.
“Do you NOT expect this?” the body of the email read, according to The Hill. “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.”
Tenney’s spokeswoman, Hannah Andrews, reportedly said that while the representative’s office receives such threats fairly often, “This was particularly disturbing and disheartening given this morning’s tragic events.”
What occurred earlier that day was that James T. Hodgkinson, an avid supporter of former Democrat primary nominee Sen. Bernie Sanders, opened fire during a congressional baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others.
It was later learned that he had been a “passionate progressive” who frequently ranted and raved like a maniac on Facebook about President Donald Trump and other Republicans, including Scalise.
He even joined a Facebook group named “Terminate the Republican Party.”
While his online rhetoric was frightening, so was what the deranged lunatic who contacted Tenney wrote in the subject line of his email: “One down, …”
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