Brittan Atkinson Biography, Brittan Atkinson Wiki
Brittan Atkinson has identified as the man who emailed a death threat to one of the attorneys for the whistleblower who catalyzed Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Atkinson sent the email in November. Politico reports that he’s been charged for the crime, and faces up to five years in prison.
Brittan J. Atkinson, allegedly emailed the attorney in November, calling him a “traitor” who “must die a miserable death.” The attorney, Mark Zaid, confirmed to POLITICO that he received the email the day after Trump held up Zaid’s photo and read some of Zaid’s tweets during a rally.
“All traitors must die miserable deaths. Those that represent traitors shall meet the same fate. We will hunt you down and bleed you out like the pigs you are. We have nothing but time, and you are running out of it. Keep looking over your shoulder. We know who you are, where you live, and who you associate with. We are all strangers in a crowd to you.”
— Mark S. Zaid (@MarkSZaidEsq) February 19, 2020
Zaid confirmed to ABC News Thursday that he received the email and said he only Thursday learned of the indictment against Atkinson. The indictment was first reported by Seamus Hughes, the Deputy Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University
According to the court docket, Atkinson has pleaded not guilty to the charge of sending threatening communications and a judge ordered he will remain detained through his next hearing on Feb. 24.
Brittan Atkinson Age
Atkinson is 54 years old.
Who is Brittan Atkinson
is from Beaverton, Michigan. He was arraigned today in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and pleaded not guilty. Magistrate Judge Patricia T. Morris ordered him temporarily detained with a detention hearing set for February 24.
Brittan Atkinson Charges
Atkinson has been charged under a code related to extortion and threats, specifically 18 USC 875 (c).
Part C of the code reads, “Whoever transmits in interstate or foreign commerce any communication containing any threat to kidnap any person or any threat to injure the person of another, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.”