Vermont Capitol Police investigate suspicious postcards to lawmakers

Published: Oct. 16, 2020 at 5:28 PM EDT
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont’s Capitol Police say a group of Vermont lawmakers are not in danger after several received suspicious postcards.

House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, D-South Hero, and about six other lawmakers received the postcards last week accusing them of engaging in un-American activities and urging their arrest

Capitol Police say the postcards are concerning because they struck a similar tone to the alleged plan to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. but police determined the Vermont lawmakers are not at risk and the postcards are legal.

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