Rep. Eric Swalwell identifies a Tucker Carlson fan as the person who threatened his life on social media, the Democratic California congressman said on Thursday.
Swalwell, who has been a very vocal foe of the Fox News personality, went into action to identify the man after Twitter failed to do so.
“A man DM’d I should be shot,” Swalwell wrote. “For my family’s safety, I asked Twitter for help ID’ing him. When Twitter fell short (thanks for trying!) I asked the guy his name (stringing him a bit) & why he threatened me. Meet Jeremy Marshall who told me he was radicalized by Tucker Carlson.”
Swalwell tweeted a number of direct message exchanges with Marshall, who said Swalwell was a “traitor” who would “hopefully…get hung one day.” He added, “Traitor u should be shot.”
Swalwell struck up a pleasant conversation…