'We can disagree without being disagreeable’ -- Rep. Elissa Slotkin responds to death threats
DETROIT – Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin said she received a violent threat and she’s sounding the alarm about an increasingly volatile election. Slotkin said she’s seen both Republicans and Democrats targeted this election. Despite that, Slotkin said threats have been escalating during this election cycle. But she added she wants Michiganders to push back against rising threats of violence as we get closer to the election. We will not resort to violence and threats," Slotkin said.
Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin responds to violent and disturbing threat
DETROIT – Candidate and incumbent in the race for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, Democrat Elissa Slotkin, issued a statement Sunday in response to a violent phone call she recently received. Upon investigation, they determined that the individual was unlikely to pose an actual threat, which was a relief. I’m grateful for the efforts of the U.S. Capitol Police and law enforcement agencies here in the 8th District for their swift work,” said Slotkin. According to Slotkin, this is not the first time violent threats have been directed at her or members of the candidate’s team. Slotkin is facing off against Republican Paul Junge in the race for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District.