Oklahoma congressman allegedly threatened embassy staff while trying to enter Afghanistan: report

Mullin, a Republican, planned to hire a helicopter to enter Afghanistan and rescue five American citizens – a woman, and her four children, and he sought the ambassador’s help, the Washington Post reported. He needed assistance bypassing Tajikistan’s laws on cash limits.

But when embassy officials told him no, Mullin allegedly threatened U.S. ambassador to Tajikistan, John Mark Pommersheim, and embassy staff, according to the paper.

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Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) speaks during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on April 15, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images)

Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) speaks during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on April 15, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images)

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