Man Charged With Threat To Kill U.S. Senator Over Military Promotions

  • A New Hampshire man has been charged with threatening to killing an unnamed U.S. senator purported over Congress block military promotion.
  • Federal prosecutors said Friday that Brian Landry, 66, has been charged with threatening to assault, kidnap or murder a U.S. official in connection with the official’s performance of official duties.
  • The charges are in connection with a voicemail he left last month for the unidentified senator.
  • Landry has admitted to calling the senator’s office.
  • About 200 defense-related promotions have been stalled in the Senate over Alabama GOP Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s opposition to a Pentagon policy that provides paid time off and travel expenses for service members and dependents seeking abortions.

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