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Ohio bartender contemplated poisoning U.S. Speaker Boehner - court documents

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 00:49

An Ohio bartender suspected of wanting to poison Speaker Boehner has been charged with threatening to murder the Republican politician, according to court documents. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Speaker of the House John Boehner under threat. An Ohio bartender named Michael Hoyt has been charged with threatening to murder the Republican politician, according to court documents. Hoyt served Boehner at a country club in Ohio last fall. Hoyt sent an email to Boehner's wife that said: "If I had any intention of hurting Mr. Boehner I could have poisoned his wine." Hoyt also police he was Jesus Christ and was going to kill Boehner because the speaker was mean to him. Last month Hoyt was transported to a facility run by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons for a psychiatric evaluation requested by his attorneys.

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Ohio bartender contemplated poisoning U.S. Speaker Boehner - court documents

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 00:49