GOP Rep makes death threats against Senate holdouts

A GOP congressman from Texas has issued what amount to death threats against two female GOP senators who oppose Trumpcare.

“Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas said in a radio interview Friday he might ‘settle this Aaron Burr-style’ — an apparent reference to the 1804 duel when Burr killed Alexander Hamilton — if GOP holdouts on the Senate health care efforts were men from his home state of Texas rather than women. …

“Republican Sens. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said last week that they would oppose Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement.”

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