KY Inmate Charged with Threatening President's Life

A Kentucky inmate is facing federal charges for threatening the life of President Obama and his family.

President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, gives his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. / AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

Anthony Holliman, 35, was charged by a grand jury in Louisville Wednesday, with threatening the president and his family.

A Kentucky inmate is facing federal charges for threatening the life of President Obama and his family.

Anthony Holliman, 35, was charged by a grand jury in Louisville Wednesday, with threatening the president and his family.

The indictment says while Holliman was in the Kentucky State Penitentiary, he wrote the letter to the president in May.

The U.S. Attorney's office says he wrote a second letter to first lady Michelle Obama threatening her and the Obama's two daughters.

If convicted, Holliman faces up to five years in prison and a half-million dollar fine.


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