Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), on Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Situation Room,” said the death threats he and other lawmakers are receiving throughout the Jan. depravity of what is out there”.
Anchor Wolf Blitzer said: “I know over the weekend you revealed that you received a very disturbing death threat directly to your family and to you. Are these threats ongoing? Are you among the members who are now receiving a security detail?”
Kinzinger said: “Then I will tell you that the threats are constant. They increased. And I even heard a voicemail this morning that we received last night threatening execution. That kind of seems to be the normal thing these days. Let’s just threaten execution. But this is the reason why I released this letter. This was sent directly to my house, directly to my wife. And she went on to threaten execution, not just of me, but of her and my five-month-old son. And I think it was important to spread the word to show the depravity of what is out there.”
He added: “I mean, look, they’re all getting these threats. I mean, particularly Liz and I, because we are considered RINOs in the GOP because we want the truth. But what this shows is that when you incite evil, when you bring light to a dark place, you see the cockroaches get angry and spread. And we are bringing light. We’re bringing the truth to the lies that have permeated many people’s minds, and it won’t make you happy.”
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