Woman followed then threatened Congressman David Kustoff


Wright has been charged with felony reckless endangerment.

Wright reportedly followed the auto after it left a town hall on the UT Martin campus. "But, I think the basis of all of it was a health care vote that he had cast that she was upset with".

After he left campus, Wright then began following the congressman after he got in his auto. She exited her own vehicle and began screaming at the Republican and his aide.

When Kustoff's vehicle turned into a driveway of a person they were familiar with, Wright allegedly got out of her auto and "began screaming and striking the windows" of his vehicle, police said.

As she did so, she pounded on the auto and even reached into the other vehicle and blocked it from leaving. "We promised the American people we would repeal and replace Obamacare, and today, the House voted to keep our word and provide relief".

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A Sheriff's official suggested to BuzzFeed that she did it because she was displeased with the Congressman's recent vote in support of the American Health Care Act.

Kustoff defended his vote in a May 4 statement citing problems with the Tennessee individual market, and rising health care premiums.

Another aide who was behind Kustoff's auto witnessed the incident, Plunk said.

A 911 call was placed in the May 8 incident, but Wright left the area before deputies arrived, according to the news release. But Kustoff left without listening to her comments, Plunk said. Investigators were able to track her down because she posted about the incident on her Facebook page.

Obion County deputies located her and took her into custody on the Weakley County arrest warrant. Wright was released after posting her $1,000 bail.