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Woman Attempts to Drive GOP Congressman Off Road Over Health Care Vote: Cops

Wendi Wright was charged with felony reckless endangerment

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    Woman Attempts to Drive GOP Congressman Off Road Over Health Care Vote: Cops
    Weakley County Sheriff's Office
    Wendi L. Wright was charged with reckless endangerment after she allegedly tailed Rep. David Kustoff and attacked him and an aide.

    A Tennessee woman, furious over a congressman's vote in support of the Republican health care bill, allegedly followed the lawmaker and then screamed at him and attacked his vehicle when he stopped driving, police said.

    Wendi Wright, a 35-year-old resident of Obion County, was charged with felony reckless endangerment after she allegedly followed a car that Rep. David Kustoff, a Republican, and an aide had taken from a town hall event Monday at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

    Wright allegedly was outraged over Kustoff's vote in support of the American Health Care Act, NBC News reported.

    Kustoff's office declined to speak about the incident.

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