Prosecutor: 20 guns found in home of man who threatened Boston Globe
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Prosecutors said Thursday that 20 guns were seized from the home of a man accused of threatening to kill journalists at The Boston Globe.

During a court appearance for Robert Chain, 68, of Encino, Calif., prosecutor Matt Rosenbaum didn’t say whether any of the guns were purchased illegally, according to The Associated Press.


Chain was arrested Thursday and charged with one count of making threatening communications in interstate commerce, according to a Department of Justice statement.

Chain allegedly threatened to travel to the Globe's newsroom and shoot employees, the Justice Department said.

He is accused of making 14 threatening phone calls this month. In one, according to NBC News, he allegedly said, “You’re the enemy of the people, and we’re going to kill every f---ing one of you.”

Chain’s arrest came after hundreds of newspapers around the country, in an effort led by the Globe, published editorials earlier this month denouncing President TrumpDonald John TrumpAverage tax refunds down double-digits, IRS data shows White House warns Maduro as Venezuela orders partial closure of border with Colombia Trump administration directs 1,000 more troops to Mexican border MORE's rhetoric against the press.

Trump, who has called journalists the “enemy of the people,” responded to the editorial by accusing the Globe of “collusion with other papers.”