A Texas woman has been charged with threatening to kill a federal judge presiding over a dispute between former presidents. donald trump The Justice Department has issued a statement on records seized during an FBI raid on Trump’s home last month.
According to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday, an FBI special agent said Tiffany Shea Gish of Houston left three threatening voicemails on the phone of U.S. District Judge Eileen Cannon of the Southern Florida District Court. said.
A fictional Russian agent, Gish, who identified himself as Evelyn Salt, was a federal agent, a “Trump hitman” and “in charge of the nukes” of the government who had a “license to kill.” Claimed. Complaint.
Gish’s pseudonym is the same name as the main character played by Angelina Jolie in the 2010 action movie Salt.
A detailed inventory of documents and other items seized from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate has been seen after the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida in West Palm Beach, Fla., released the documents. You can September 2, 2022.
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“Trump is under suspicion of assassination, and so are you,” Gish said in an abusive message. “You’re full of s— and I’m going f— you shot yourself. I’ve already ordered snipers and bombs for your house,” Gish was alleged to have said. All the voicemails he sent were created on September 1st.
When the agents came to her residence on September 4, Gish initially spoke only through the balcony window, but eventually invited the agents in and spoke with them for about 45 minutes. In , Gish said she left a voicemail from her cell phone, and also confirmed that the Facebook account with the post reflecting the language of the voicemail belonged to her.
Gish was charged in federal district court in Houston with one count of intimidating a federal employee and one count of interstate communications involving the threat of kidnapping or bodily harm.
Justice of the Peace Peter Bray on Friday ordered Gish to be held in custody during trial, saying he “appears to be suffering from a severe mental disorder with symptoms such as paranoia and delusions.”
Federal prosecutors demanded an aptitude test for Gish and said in court filings that “her past actions allege that she was a CIA agent, a Navy SEAL, an Army Ranger, and an expert in nuclear weapons and warfare. It shows a delusional behavior that , while interweaving threats to public officials such as former presidents donald trump or former secretary of state Hillary Clinton.”
In March, a U.S. Secret Service agent called Gish’s mother “claimed that her daughter suffers from severe bipolar disorder and has borderline schizophrenia,” according to court filings.
“Although she did not believe Gish would physically harm the former president, she was still afraid of her daughter and refused to meet in person for fear of being attacked,” federal prosecutors wrote. ing.
A competency hearing is scheduled for Tuesday. A lawyer for Gish did not immediately respond to CNBC’s request for comment.
When the former president’s attorneys and the Justice Department debated whether a judge should appoint a special master to review thousands of government records seized from Trump’s Florida home of Mar-a-Lago last month, Gish said Trump An independent third party appointed by that court investigated the seized records, many of which were marked with high-level classification marks and identified as private property. or privileged materials.
Canon last week approved the appointment of a special master, marking Trump’s victory. I am appealing Canon’s ruling.The department also wants Cannon to suspend related orders that would prevent the government from further consideration of classified documents obtained in the raid.
trump lawyer monday urged Canon to deny the request.