Chicago: A warrant was issued for Brian D Dutcher, 55, from Tomah, Wisconsin, for making the threat to kill the President. The man claimed that it was a “Constitutional duty” to kill Barack Obama has been charged with threatening to kill the US President whom he termed as the “usurper”.
The threat was made in La Crosse on Wednesday as Obama was in Wisconsin promoting his proposal for overtime pay reform, according to documents filed in US district court in Madison.
Dutcher approached a security guard at the La Crosse Public Library and said, “The usurper is here and if I get a chance, I’ll take him out and I’ll take the shot,” according to an affidavit written by secret service special agent Jeffrey Ferris.
Dutcher was being kept in a mental health facility under a civil commitment sought by authorities in La Crosse County, US attorney John Vaudreuil was quoted as saying by the Wisconsin State Journal.