GOP Lawmaker Buying Body Armor To Protect Against Trump Supporters – By David Moye (HuffPost) / January 14 2021
Michigan Rep. Peter Meijer said that expense is “reimbursable,” but added, “It’s sad that we have to get to that point.”
When MSNBC anchor Hallie Jackson asked Meijer if he had received death threats, the lawmaker said he wasn’t going to let anything deter him from his duty.
“I don’t believe in giving an assassin’s veto, an insurrectionist’s veto, a heckler’s veto,” he said. “If we let that guide decisions, then you’re cowering to the mob. That’s the definition of terrorism is trying to achieve a political end using violence.”