Prosecutors drop charges against man accused of threatening to kill Trump: 'More of a rant by an idiot'

Posted on AllSides February 12th, 2020
From The Center

Prosecutors dropped charges against a man who was accused of threatening to kill President Trump in an online skit, saying that the video appeared to be “more of a rant by an idiot” than a threat to the president.

The man, 26-year-old Chauncey Lump, dressed as an Arab person for a skit he posted to Facebook Live one day after Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani was killed in a U.S. strike, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported.

Lump criticized Trump for ordering the strike, according to charging documents, the newspaper reported....

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