Oklahoma man arrested for threatening Biden, Congress
June 23, 2021
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa man is facing federal charges after federal prosecutors say he threatened to kill President Joe Biden, members of Congress and their families.
Acting U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson says 58-year-old John Jacobs Ahrens was charged Monday with making threats against the president.
Johnson says Ahrens sent a series of emails to a Tulsa television station threatening to murder Biden, members of Congress and their families if he didn't receive money.
"Making online threats to murder public officials and their families has consequences," Johnson said in a statement. "...