Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) angrily called out his own party in statements issued this past Sunday evening due to a letter that threatened to execute him. Said letter he stated had been addressed and sent to his wife and promptly delivered to his home.
Kinzinger, who sits as one of the only 2 Republicans currently participating in the January 6th Committee, brought up the threat as part of an appearance on a segment of "This Week" from ABC with George Stephanopoulos.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the Jan. 6 Committee, tells @GStephanopoulos that a threat recently mailed to his house targeted him, his wife and their 5-month-old child. https://t.co/jbBw8E5LJX pic.twitter.com/HXETHSM38K
— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) June 19, 2022
The Republican hailing from Illinois explained that he was not very concerned about his personal safety, but he did have severe concerns about the safety of his family. "This threat that came in, it was mailed to my house. We got it a couple of days ago, and it threatens to execute me, as well as my wife and 5-month-old child. We’ve never seen or had anything like that. It was sent from the local area," he stated.
"I don’t worry – but now that I have a wife and kids, of course, it’s a little different. There’s violence in the future, I’m going to tell you. And until we get a grip on telling people the truth, we can’t expect any differently," he continued.
Kinzinger went on to repeat a series of claims issued by fellow January 6th Committee member and Congressman Adam Schiff, a Democrat out of California, and stated to Stephanopoulos that as of yet the Republican Party has failed to issue the truth.
"I certainly think the president is guilty of knowing what he did, seditious conspiracy, being involved in these, you know, kind of different segments of pressuring the DOJ, vice president, et cetera. Unfortunately, my party has utterly failed the American people at truth," he stated.
Kinzinger went on after that interview by later tweeting a picture of the aforementioned letter, stating, "Here is the letter. Addressed to my wife, sent to my home, threatening the life of my family. The Darkness is spreading courtesy of cowardly leaders fearful of truth. Is this what you want @GOP? Pastors?"
Here is the letter. Addressed to my wife, sent to my home, threatening the life of my family. The Darkness is spreading courtesy of cowardly leaders fearful of truth. Is the what you want @GOP? Pastors?
— Adam Kinzinger🇺🇦🇺🇸✌️ (@AdamKinzinger) June 19, 2022
The letter that was tagged for Kinzinger's wife Sofia read:
You are one stupid c***!
That pimp you married not only broke his oath, he sold his soul. Yours and Christian’s too! Adam’s activities have hurt not only this country, but countless patriotic and God-fearing families. Therefore, although it might take time, he will be executed. But don’t worry! You and Christian will be joining Adam in hell too!
We find it blasphemous that you name the son of the devil Christian!