Oklahoma man pleads guilty to threatening Biden, Congress
August 20, 2021
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa man has pleaded guilty to sending emails to a Tulsa television station threatening to kill President Joe Biden, members of Congress and their families.
Court records show John Jacob Ahrens, 58, pleaded guilty Thursday to threatening the president and two counts of interstate communication with a threat to injure.
In a signed statement, Ahrens said he had no plea agreement, but pleaded guilty on his attorney's advice in hopes of a lenient sentence.
"My attorney told me I was unlikely to prevail at trial and that entering a plea of guilty and taking responsibil...