The Gateway Pundit has learned that the man who was arrested for making multiple calls threatening Senator Rand Paul was a Democratic Berkeley resident, who used the hashtag #ObamaForLife in some of his threats.
Nathanial Blaine Luffman, a devoted Democrat, is originally from Kentucky and left messages for Paul saying that he was going to “gut you like a hog” and leave “your kids bowels splayed out across floor blood spattered on the door as you lay dead.” The man had allegedly called the threats into Paul’s office in Bowling Green.
Mercury News reported that Luffman also allegedly left a voicemail threatening to “hack to pieces” the official and his daughters, used the hashtag #ObamaForLife and claimed that the official was involved in a plot to assassinate ex-President Barack Obama in Kentucky. The Gateway Pundit can confirm that this official was Senator Paul.
In a post on his Facebook page on June 28, Luffman wrote that “today’s theme is #Trouble #DoubleTrouble I mean #BidenBlaine like 2020 Election #BornToRun it’s our theme song. You probably don’t understand I had to be the #Senator of Kentucky. It’s not about money or White House but my #Pride the idear somebody else sitting in that Senate Seat other than me #Unacceptable I just could not handle the idea too many #Hens to be had,” with a bunch of chicken emojis.
He frequently livestreamed from UC Berkeley, which he claimed is a sovereign nation “independent & free from any and all over sight by any nation or people’s.”
Luffman was also involved with making threats to other politicians, but their identities have not been revealed.
Paul mentioned the threats during a speaking event in Litchfield, Kentucky, on Monday.
“Capitol Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man who threatened to kill me and chop up my family with an axe,” Paul said. “It’s just horrendous that we have to deal with things like this.”
Luffman has been charged with a single count of retaliating against a federal official by way of threats, which carries a maximum of ten years in prison.
The news comes shortly after federal prosecutors announced that they have appealed the 30-day sentence of Paul’s neighbor who attacked him last year and broke several of his ribs. U.S. Special Attorney Bradley Shepard filed the motion to appeal Rene Boucher’s sentence for the vicious assault to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday. Prosecutors had been seeking a 21-month sentence.