A New Hampshire man has been arrested by the FBI for allegedly threatening to kill a U.S. Senator.
Brian Landry, 66, was charged with threatening to assault, kidnap or murder a member of Congress after leaving a threatening message on a senator's office voicemail.
Though the senator has not been named, court documents point toward it being U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) since Landry told investigators he was "angry with certain politicians over their handling of important entitlement programs for veterans" and he "saw on the news that U.S. Senator #1 is blocking military promotions."
Tuberville has held up over 200 senior military promotions for months due to the U.S. Department of Defense's abortion policy.
"Hey stupid, I'm a veteran sniper. And unless you change your ways, I got my scope pointed in your direction, and I'm coming to get you," Landry said in his voicemail to the senator. "You're a dead man walking you piece of f—ing s—t."
He later told investigators he didn't remember what he said on the voicemail and that he had no intentions of committing violence.
Landry faces up to 10 years in prison, up to 3 years of supervised release and a fine of up to $250,000 if convicted.
The media have targeted Tuberville for not adhering to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D-N.Y.) demands that he drop his hold.
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