The wife of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has received a battery of death threats in recent days.
The vivid missives are just one iteration of the inflamed rhetoric surrounding Kavanaugh’s nomination to the high court.
“May you, your husband and your kids burn in hell,” one message to Ashley Kavanaugh read.
Another told Mrs. Kavanaugh to put a bullet in her husband’s skull.
The Wall Street Journal obtained the emails on Thursday, which were delivered as federal law enforcement tracks an uptick in threats against Judge Kavanaugh and his family.
The messages were sent to Ashley Kavanaugh’s work email address. The U.S. Marshals Service is pursing the matter.
Ashley Kavanaugh delivered cupcakes to a gaggle of reporters stationed outside their home on Tuesday.