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Law & Crime: Georgia Republican Releases Audio of Alleged Threats Against Him After What He Calls Reconnaissance ‘Smears’ by Jan. 6 Committee

Law & Crime: 

Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) released audio of apparent death threats against him after the Jan. 6 Committee circulated what he described as “smears” suggesting that he led a reconnaissance tour for constituents the day before the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

“Hey, insurrectionists don’t have a long life span,” one of the callers can be heard saying.

Another expresses the hope that Loudermilk gets “dragged before a military tribunal” and shot to death by a Marine firing squad, says another.

Those are among the more decorous of the profane, threatening, and as-yet-unidentified messages released by Loudermilk’s office on Thursday, the day after the Jan. 6th Committee released surveillance footage of the tour he gave constituents on Jan. 5, 2021. READ MORE