After Representative Scalise was Shot Another Republican is Threatened

Jun 15, 2017

Not long after a lone gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress and their staff members; another Republican member of the House of Representatives received a death threat. Rep. Claudia Tenney is from New York and she received an email with the heading “One down, 216 to go’ obviously referring to the 217 Republican members of the House.

The body of the email makes a specific threat against Tenney and comes on the heels of a Memorial Day post on her Facebook page about her son in the Marine Corps. deployed in the Middle East that hoped he would come home in a body bag. Tenney has only been in the House since last November.