DC Cop’s Michelle Obama Threat Not Serious, Secret Service Says
A Washington D.C. police officer said during Wednesday roll call he would shoot Michelle Obama and then produced a photo of the gun he would use on his cell phone, but the Secret Service says the statement does not represent a serious threat to the First Lady.
“Pump the brakes on this one,” a Secret Service official told NBC News on Thursday.
Still, the officer in question, a member of the official motorcade unit, was removed from the unit and placed on administrative duties. Officials close to the officer characterize the comment as a bad joke from someone who should have known better