Man Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Rep. McDermott

HeadlineJan 13, 2011

A California man has been arrested for threatening to kill Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington. The suspect, Charles Turner Habermann of Palm Springs, is charged with threatening a federal official. Police say Habermann made two expletive-laced phone calls to McDermott’s office last month denouncing the lawmaker’s opposition to tax cuts for the rich and threatening to “blow his brains out.”

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