Man Arrested For Death Threat Against President-Elect Trump

An Ohio man was arrested after posting death threats against Donald Trump on Twitter and threatening to bomb polling stations following Trump’s victory.

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Sheriff’s Office

Zachary Benson, 24, faces five years in prison after several post-election tweets in which he stated an intent “to assassinate Trump.”

“Diplomacy. Fucking Fools. I hate you all. I want to bomb every one of your voting booths and your general areas,” Benson Tweeted the Wednesday after the election under the handle @ZeeAyeKeyKay.

Benson also tweeted: “My life goal is to assassinate Trump. Don’t care if I serve infinite sentences. That man deserves to decease [sic] existing.”

Secret Service picked Benson up later that day for questioning. Although he was “very apologetic,” Benson admitted to Secret Service Agents “to making the threatening Twitter posts,” according to court documents obtained by Infowars.

According to the Secret Service, Benson violated Title 18, US Code, Section 871 (Threats against the President and successors to the Presidency) and Section 879 (Threats against former Presidents and certain other persons).

NBC News reports Benson is being held on a $20,000 unsecured bond at the US District Court in Cleveland. He will face a grand jury trial, although no court date has yet been set. Source

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Rhett October is a man independent of the nanny state. He sees what is obvious but to many others is a successful deception. He has a crush on Tomi Lahren. Follow him on Twitter @RhettOctober "After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill—the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill—you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember: all I'm offering is the truth. Nothing more." -Morpheus
  • Liblies

    This is the most pissed off the Democrats have been since the Republicans took away their slaves……(mic drop)

    SHOUT IT LOUD AND OFTEN!

  • Josephinebarry

    What an idiot. They libs are losing their mind. LOL