FBI, DOJ warn against threatening election workers

With the November election now less than six months away, the Department of Justice is sending a clear warning.

“If you threaten to harm or kill an election worker…the Justice Department will find you and we will hold you accountable,” said Attorney General Merrick Garland.

After threats soared in 2020, Attorney General Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray are vowing to crackdown against threats this election cycle.

“Committed to vigorously investigating and pursuing violations of federal law and make sure all threats get to the right place,” said Wray.

Since the start of the DOJ’s task force on election threats three years ago, Garland says they’ve prosecuted more than a dozen people.

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