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GOP Congresswoman Receives Death Threat After Scalise Shooting: “1 Down, 216 To Go. Your Lives Are Forfeit.”

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GOP Congresswoman Receives Death Threat After Scalise Shooting: “1 Down, 216 To Go. Your Lives Are Forfeit.”

Excerpted From The Hill: The office of Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.) received a threatening email with the subject line “One down, 216 to go…,” shortly after a shooter opened fire on GOP lawmakers who were at a congressional baseball practice, according to her office.

The person who sent the email then wrote in the body of the email, “Did you NOT expect this?”

“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,” the email said.

On Wednesday morning, a gunman opened fire, shooting dozens of rounds at the GOP lawmakers who were practicing at a baseball park in Alexandria, Va., for the bipartisan Congressional Baseball Game for Charity that is set to take place on Thursday.

GOP Majority Whip Steve Scalise (La.), an aide to Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) and others were wounded, according to multiple reports. Read the whole thing

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