Alaska man gets 32 months for threatening to kill senators
April 8, 2022
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A rural Alaska man who threatened to assassinate both of Alaska's U.S. senators in a series of profane messages left at their congressional offices was sentenced Friday to 32 months in prison.
Jay Allen Johnson was also fined $5,000, ordered to serve three years of supervised release after his prison sentence, and is barred by a protective order from contacting U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, their family and staff members for three years.
"Nothing excuses this conduct, threatening our elected officials, an act that attacks our very system of governanc...