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Prison for Columbus man that threatened Obama

Prison for Columbus man that threatened Obama

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Screen Shot 2015-09-10 at 9.15.02 AMA Columbus man who threatened to kill President Obama has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Michael Clark Jr identified himself as a white supremacist in a letter that he sent to the White House in 2013 saying that he would board a bus, armed with a rifle, travel to Washington and assassinate the president.

Secret Service agents found Clark in a mental health facility in the Hilltop area.

The judge handing down sentence on Wednesday ordered that Clark serve his time in a prison equipped with a mental health program.

Prosecutors say that this is not the defendant’s first go around in this area. Clark threatened the life of former President Clinton in 1998.  (jj)

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