- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 1, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he’s gotten more threats of death and violence since he tweeted about the FBI reviewing new emails in the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

Chaffetz said Tuesday that he’s taken increased security measures as he’s become more visible, especially since a July hearing where he questioned FBI director James Comey.

He declined to specify the steps he’s taken.

Chaffetz said he’s reported to police multiple threatening messages that have come into his email, voicemail and over social media.

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee says the threats weren’t directly in response to the Oct. 28 tweet with early news of the review, but rather a ramp-up in activity that came with the flurry of attention that followed the message.

Chaffetz said he stands by the tweet.


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