After shooting, some in GOP say threats of violence have increased under Trump

U.S. Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) holds a town hall meeting with constituents at Clover Hill Assembly of God in Midlothian, Virginia. Brat has been concerned that security for members is “nothing near what it needs to be.” Photo by Chet Strange/Reuters WASHINGTON — Whatever the motive of the shooter at a congressional baseball practice, some Republicans say that in the era of President Donald Trump, they’re being threatened like never before. They point to a virulent backlash...

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