Congressman Adam Kinzinger, household obtain demise risk over participation in Jan. 6 hearings
CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger says he acquired a letter threatening him and his household, after he helped lead a House committee listening to on the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol.
Kinzinger posted the letter on Twitter. The letter threatens him, his spouse, and his 5-month-old son, Christian.
The handwritten letter, addressed to Kinzinger’s spouse, Sofia, says the congressman “will be executed,” and that his spouse and son “will be joining Adam in hell too!”
The letter got here after Kinzinger helped lead a listening to delving into former President Trump’s efforts to put in loyalists throughout the Justice Department to do his bidding as a part of Trump’s efforts to persuade Americans the 2020 election was stolen by way of fraud.
U.S. Capitol Police haven’t confirmed in the event that they’re investigating the letter that was despatched to Kinzinger, or offering further safety for the household.