Cop in President’s motorcade ‘boasted he’d shoot Michelle Obama and showed other officers the gun he would use’
If this was a joke, I’m not seeing the funny.
A police officer who was part of President Obama’s motorcade threatened to shoot the First Lady, it has emerged.
The motorcycle cop, who has not been identified, reportedly showed other officers a picture of a gun on his cellphone and said he would use it to shoot Michelle Obama.
Officers from the Special Operations Division has been discussing threats against the Obamas at the time.
Worried colleagues who overheard the threats alerted the Secret Service.
The D.C. officer has been taken off active duty and given a desk job while the investigation takes place.
Secret Service spokesman Edwin Donovan said the agency was aware of the report and would ‘take appropriate follow-up steps’.