The FBI has arrested a Florida man for making death threats against Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo.
Matthew Comiskey was indicted on five counts of making an interstate threat toward Boebert via Twitter.
Seamus Hughes, Deputy Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University, first reported the news.
A grand jury charges that Comiskey threatened Boebert on five different occasions via Twitter dating back to Aug. 31, 2021.
One tweet said: “If I ever saw Lauren I’d be glad to take her out and go to prison. Would be job well done.”
Rep. Boebert told Newsmax: “I’m thankful for the professional and effective work of the Capitol Police and the FBI. The hateful and dangerous lies by Fake News outlets like Business Insider and the HuffPost encourage these sick people to make such threats against me and my family. These threats will not deter me from my work to effectively represent the 3rd District of Colorado and secure the rights of the American people.”
It is not clear what Comiskey was upset about, although in one tweet he said Boebert shouldn’t come to Flo…