GOP MP Peter Meijer says he is shopping for physique armor to guard himself after the Trump vote
Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI) defended his voice to indict Trump but said he was buying body armor to protect himself from death threats.
Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI) said he was buying body armor to protect himself and his family after voting for the charges against Trump. pic.twitter.com/Y2Lja16vS4
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MP Meijer said on MSNBC: “When it comes to my family’s safety, we plan to prepare and take appropriate action with colleagues who are now traveling with armed escorts for fear of their safety. Many of us are changing our routines and working to maintain body protection. This is a refundable purchase that we can make. It is sad that we have to get to this point. But we expect someone to try to kill us. “
When asked if he bought the body armor, Meijer said, “That’s me. You know, that means we’re obviously trying to be very cautious. I spent a few years ago in Afghanistan as a security advisor for humanitarian aid organizations. So, conduct reviews, take mitigating measures, and lower your profile for security reasons. I did that professionally. We are all working on this together. “
With Meijer and his Republican counterparts, who voted for the Trump indictment, concerned that a Trump supporter will try to kill them, other Republicans in the House are so despicable of the new security features that Spokesman Pelosi has announced fines to rise against those who fail to attract Don.
Trump and his supporters are a cult of violence, and even Republicans are terrified of what to do next.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Executive Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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