Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on September 27, 2018.
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The man with a gun arrested outside Brett Kavanaugh’s home called the cops on himself.
The man called Mongomery County Emergency Communications Center and said he was having suicidal thoughts, according to court documents.
He told detectives his actions were prompted by anger over the leaked Supreme Court decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade and the recent school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
The man with a gun arrested outside Brett Kavanaugh’s Chevy Chase, Maryland home called the cops to turn himself in, court documents allege.
The man, who identified himself as Nicholas John Roske, called Mongomery County Emergency Communications Center and told the person on the line that he was having suicidal thoughts and had a gun, according to court documents.
He then told the call-taker he had traveled from California specifically to kill the Supreme Court Justice, court documents allege.
Roske told detectives he had planned to kill Kavanaugh because he was upset about the recently leaked Supreme Court decision that would overturn the right to an abortion as decided in Roe v. Wade.
Also upset about the recent school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, the man said he thought Kavanaugh “would side with Second Amendment decisions that would loosen gun control laws,” court documents allege.
Roske told officials that he had made the decision to kill Kavanaugh because he thought it would “give his life a purpose,” the complaint read.
According to the complaint, law enforcement officials discovered “a black tactical chest rig and a tactical knife, a Glock 17 pistol with two magazines and ammunition, pepper spray, zip ties, a hammer, screwdriver, nail punch, crow bar, pistol light, duct tape, hiking boot with padding on the outside of the soles, and other items” in the backpack and suitcase they seized from Roske.
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