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New Hampshire man charged, arrested in connection with death threat to Ramaswamy

The threats were sent via text messages to the Ramaswamy campaign, which alerted authorities.

Published: December 11, 2023 2:30pm

Updated: December 11, 2023 2:30pm

A New Hampshire man has been arrested and charged for allegedly making a death threat on 2024 GOP presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy.

The charge against Tyler Anderson was revealed in an affidavit filed Saturday

The name of the candidate has been redacted in the affidavit, but a senior Ramaswamy adviser confirmed with The Hill newspaper that the target of the threat was her candidate.  

The threats were sent via text messages to the Ramaswamy campaign, which alerted authorities.

The 30-year-old Anderson is charged with transmitting in interstate commerce a threat to injure another person after he allegedly told he campaign via text that he was going to kill the 38-year-old Ramaswamy and others at a campaign event after having received a text message the campaign inviting him to a breakfast, the affidavit reads

“Great, another opportunity for me to blow [the candidate’s] brains out!” Anderson allegedly responded over text, according to the court filing.

The affidavit alleged Anderson also sent threatening messages to another, unidentified candidate," the Hill also reports. 

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