Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) shared an audio signaling of a disturbing menace Wednesday that helium said helium received due to the fact that of mendacious statements made by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.).
“Marjorie loves to play the victim. But she’s an inciter of violence. Her changeless attacks — adjacent aft the FBI said I was ne'er suspected of wrongdoing — pb to threatening calls similar this,” helium tweeted alongside the audio clip. “This caller from contiguous threatened to termination my 3 children.”
In the recording, a man’s dependable said: “Hey, you small cocksucker. You inactive banging the Chinese spy Fang Fang? ... We’re coming to your location this weekend. Gon’ get you and them small mutant bastards, them small mutant offspring of yours. We’re gon’ get ya.”
Earlier Wednesday, Swalwell had shared a communicative astir an enactment with a protagonist of erstwhile President Donald Trump that happened portion the congressman was giving a circuit of the U.S. Capitol. He said a antheral shouted astatine him and past told his son, “That’s Swalwell. He’s trouble. He doesn’t backmost Trump.”
Today I gave a circuit successful the Capitol and was stopped by a begetter with his young boy. The begetter yelled astatine maine “Hey Swalwell” and past told his son, “that’s Swalwell. He’s trouble. He doesn’t backmost Trump.” I kept walking and felt bittersweet for the boy. He’s being raised successful a cult family.— Rep. Eric Swalwell (@RepSwalwell) June 22, 2022
Greene responded to the tweet by saying determination was “no mode that happened.”
“Because we each cognize bully Trump supporting fathers would say, “that’s the Democrat who had enactment with a Chinese spy,” she tweeted.
Swalwell has been targeted by right-wing disinformation implicit his past transportation to a suspected Chinese quality operative named Fang Fang oregon Christine Fang.
According to a 2020 Axios report, Fang targeted up-and-coming politicians successful the Bay Area and the U.S., including Swalwell. Fang reportedly took portion successful fundraising enactment for Swalwell’s 2014 reelection run and recommended an intern for his office.
Federal investigators said they alerted Swalwell to their concerns successful 2015 and helium instantly chopped each ties with Fang, Axios reported. He was not accused of immoderate wrongdoing oregon of passing connected immoderate classified intelligence.
Fang allegedly had intersexual relationships with astatine slightest 2 Midwestern mayors. Swalwell was not accused of having enactment with her.