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Inmate Jailed For Threatening to Kill Former Pres. Obama Gets More Time For Threats Against Pres. Trump

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    Inmate Jailed For Threatening to Kill Former Pres. Obama Gets More Time For Threats Against Pres. Trump
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    WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 10: U.S. President Donald Trump answers reporters' questions during a news conference with Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway in the East Room of the White House January 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Before the news conference, the two leaders discussed economic security, trade, and their cooperation in the ongoing fight against Islamic State militants. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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    • Guards at a federal prison in central Florida say they intercepted the threatening letter Ware had tried to send out last March.

    • In November 2011, court records show Ware mailed a letter threatening to kill the former president and then-first lady Michelle Obama.

    • Ware also threatened to sexually assault the Obamas' two daughters.

    A federal prison inmate in Florida who previously received five years for threatening to kill then-President Barack Obama and others has been sentenced to another four years and three months for threatening to kill President Donald Trump.

    Court records show Richard Jeremy Ware was sentenced Monday. He pleaded guilty in October to making threats against the president.

    Guards at a federal prison in central Florida say they intercepted the threatening letter Ware had tried to send out last March. Ware was nearing the end of his sentence and confirmed the letter was his.

    In November 2011, court records show Ware mailed a letter threatening to kill Obama, then-first lady Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and George Bush. Ware also threatened to sexually assault the Obamas' two daughters.

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