One year after the horrific congressional baseball shooting that almost took the life of Representative Steve Scalise and former Hill staffer Matt Mika, members are keenly aware that the continued attempt to control and manipulate the public has finally put a target on their backs.
Mexican citizens have been executing politicians in the country south of the United States' border. So far, 113 political elites (or those attempting to become a political master by way of election) have been killed.
In 2016, there were 902 threatening incidents and communications against members of Congress.
The House Sergeant at Arms got an additional $5 million to improve office security for district offices.
While violence is not the answer, neither is the elite ruling class shoving their laws down the throats of the public on a whim with no consequences.