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Wisconsin man charged after threatening to kill Obama

A Wisconsin man was charged on Thursday for threatening to kill President Obama, a federal official confirmed to the Washington Examiner.

Brian Dutcher of Tomah, Wis., reportedly said on Facebook: "That's it! Thursday I will be in La Crosse. Hopefully I will get a clear shot at the pretend president. Killing him is our CONSTITUTIONAL DUTY!" the Wisconsin State Journal reported.

The 55-year-old Dutcher allegedly said he was prepared to go to La Crosse, where Obama is visiting the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse today, to kill the president. On Wednesday, Dutcher reportedly told a La Crosse Public Library security guard that: "The usurper is here and if I get a chance I'll take him out and I'll take the shot."

He was charged with threats to kill the president.

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