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Johnny Depp Might Get Into Trouble After Threatening President Trump

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Anyone who threatens the president of the United States should be arrested. It’s a crime to even say anything like that.

You can criticize him or cuss at him but you can’t threaten him by any means. Really anyone as far as that goes.

Johnny Deep was the latest in line who threatened President Trump:

During a Q&A session at the Glastonbury Festival in England on Thursday, actor Johnny Depp suggested he wants to assassinate the democratically elected President of the United States.

“Can we bring Trump here?” Depp asked the crowd, who responded with loud boos. “No, no, no, you’ve misunderstood completely.

“I think Trump needs help,” he said. “There are a lot of dark places he could go.”

“I’m not insinuating anything – by the way, this will be in the press and it will be horrible – but when was the last time an actor assassinated a president?” Depp said.

The crowd erupted into cheers.

“Now, I want to clarify, I’m not an actor – I lie for a living,” he said.

As noted above, the statement could be construed as incitement, which could lead to a criminal investigation.

Threatening the President of the United States is a class E felony under the United States Code Title 18, Section 871.

It consists of knowingly and willfully mailing or otherwise making “any threat to take the life of, to kidnap, or to inflict bodily harm upon the President of the United States”(you can view the full section below)

18 U.S. Code § 871 – Threats against President and successors to the Presidency
(a)

Whoever knowingly and willfully deposits for conveyance in the mail or for a delivery from any post office or by any letter carrier any letter, paper, writing, print, missive, or document containing any threat to take the life of, to kidnap, or to inflict bodily harm upon the President of the United States, the President-elect, the Vice President or other officer next in the order of succession to the office of President of the United States, or the Vice President-elect, or knowingly and willfully otherwise makes any such threat against the President, President-elect, Vice President or other officer next in the order of succession to the office of President, or Vice President-elect, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
(b)

The terms “President-elect” and “Vice President-elect” as used in this section shall mean such persons as are the apparent successful candidates for the offices of President and Vice President, respectively, as ascertained from the results of the general elections held to determine the electors of President and Vice President in accordance with title 3, United States Code, sections 1 and 2. The phrase “other officer next in the order of succession to the office of President” as used in this section shall mean the person next in the order of succession to act as President in accordance with title 3, United States Code, sections 19 and 20.

So let’s all send prayers for President Trump’s Secret Service to act swiftly and justly to neutralize this threat against the very core of America. Share this with all your Pro-Trump Facebook friends!