Senator's Staff Threatened Days Before Shooting
John Troy Davis made calls to Sen. Michael Bennet's staff
Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., waves after delivering a victory speech at Denver's City Park, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010.   (AP)

(User Submitted) – A Colorado man has been arrested for allegedly threatening Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet's staff two days before Gabrielle Giffords was shot in Arizona. John Troy Davis had frequently called Bennet's Denver office wanting help with his Social Security benefits, but in a call last Thursday, he threatened to "come down there and shoot you all," according to an FBI affidavit filed in federal court Friday. Davis admitted to the staff that he was a schizophrenic and added that he "may go to terrorism" and threatened to "go down there and set fire to the perimeter."

Additional security has been assigned to Bennet at his home and office. "Michael has full confidence in the law enforcement agencies handling the case and remains focused on his job serving the people of Colorado," said Bennet's communications director. Davis has been charged with one count of assault on a federal employee; he faces up to 10 years in prison. Read the full article at Reuters.

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