“An ex-Congressional candidate from Tennessee faces up to five years in prison for plotting to burn down an upstate New York mosque and use an assault rifle against anyone who tried to stop him, according to court documents.
Robert Doggart, who made a failed bid for Congress in 2014 as an independent with highly conservative views, pleaded guilty on April 29 to interstate communication of threats, according to a plea agreement filed in U.S. District Court in Knoxville, Tennessee.
No date has been set for sentencing, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Knoxville said on Tuesday. Doggart was released on $30,000 bail.”
Source: The Young Turks
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