Man who threatened Obama’s life on social media sentenced to 63 months in federal prison

Man who threatened Obama’s life on social media sentenced to 63 months in federal prisonWashington Examiner ^ Posted on 05/13/2017 5:04:19 PM PDT by StopthethreatAn Oregon man who threatened on social media to kill former President Barack Obama and shoot FBI agents was sentenced Friday to 63 months in federal prison.John Roos, 62, of Medford, Ore., had threatened on Twitter to kill Obama and his family on Facebook and to shoot FBI agents with hunting rifles. According to the Mail Tribune’s review of court documents, Roos said he did not intend to carry out the threats but that they were meant to “blow off steam.” According to an affidavit written by FBI Special Agent Jeffrey Gray, and reported by the Oregonian, Roos said that given the chance he would “punch Obama in the nose” because Obama “pisses him off.”(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com …

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