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Rep. Michele Bachmann Gets Personal Security Detail Following ISIS Threat

According to a new report from POLITICO, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) has been given a special security detail due to personal threats she has received from the Islamic terrorist network ISIS. While information about both the nature of the threat and the detail are scant, multiple law enforcement sources told the site that a specific online threat against Bachmann led Capitol Police to give her protection that is set to last until she retires from Congress at the end of this term.


Bachmann has been one of Congress’ loudest critical voices of both ISIS and Islam in general. During her speech at the Values Voter Summit in September, Bachmann described ISIS’ mission as “spiritual warfare.”

Her prescription for the U.S.? “You kill their leader. You kill their council. You kill their army until they wave the white flag of surrender.”

Watch her full speech here, via C-SPAN 2:

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