Secret Service agents stepped in after Barack Obama was issued a series of grim death threats.
Throughout January and February, a Twitter user made a series of violent threats to the former President, prompting an agent to step in.
“I will kill Barack Hussein Obama until death in a field of battle,” the Twitter said wrote in one tweet, according to a search warrant.
Another horrific tweet said: “United States Secret Service are going to kill me.”
The agent contacted Twitter to get subscriber data on the user in February, and after getting the man’s phone number, he admitted to making threats towards President Obama.
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