Obama Plot Not a 'Credible Threat': Cops

FBI joins investigation of plan against Dem candidate
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Aug 26, 2008 12:26 PM CDT
A photo released by Aurora police shows Nathan Johnson, who was arrested at a hotel in Denver.    (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Authorities say the armed man arrested near Denver on Sunday never posed a "credible threat" to Barack Obama despite reports he threatened the Democratic candidate, AP reports. "We're absolutely confident there is no credible threat to the candidate, the Democratic National Convention, or the people of Colorado," the city's US attorney said today.

When asked if there was an assassination plot, another of the four people arrested told a local TV station, "I don't want to say yes, but I don't want to say no."