The Hill reports:
Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.) said Thursday his wife slept with a loaded gun after receiving more threatening phone calls from voters who were angry that he voted against Rep. Jim Jordan’s (R-Ohio) Speakership bid.
“She had terrible phone calls,” Bacon told reporters. “I didn’t sleep well last night. I called her, and I go, ‘How you doing?’ She goes, ‘I slept really good. I had a loaded gun.’”
Bacon has remained adamant in his position against supporting Jordan’s Speakership bid. In a Wednesday interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Bacon responded to the threats, saying, “If they think a pressure campaign or bullying campaign is going to work for me, it’s not.”
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— The Hill (@thehill) October 19, 2023