Congressman threatened with lynching after calling for Trump’s impeachment
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Rep. Al GreenAl GreenDem lawmaker calls for Trump's removal Overnight Finance: GOP pivots to tax reform | Senate leaders, Mnuchin huddle on debt ceiling | Key official won't challenge arbitration rule | Dems want hearing on new Wells Fargo scandal Top Financial Services Dems call for hearing on growing Wells Fargo scandal MORE (D-Texas) on Saturday said that he has been threatened with lynching following his call for President Trump's impeachment.

The lawmaker held a town hall event and played several recorded messages left at his offices in Texas and D.C., as first reported by The Houston Chronicle

"You'll be hanging from a tree," one caller said in a voicemail.

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"You ain't going to impeach nobody," the caller added. "Try it and we will lynch all of you."

The callers often used racial slurs and called Green the n-word for his firm position on Trump.

"We are not going to be intimidated," Green said Saturday as reported by CBS News. "We are not going to allow this to cause us to deviate from what we believe to be the right thing to do and that is to proceed with the impeachment of President Trump."