Podcaster receives police visit over alleged AOC threat — but there's more to the story

The Twitter user, 谁经过 @queeralamode, is demanding answers from police and the congresswoman on why he was tracked down at home on Thursday. He said the experience left himshaken up” 和 “感觉[ing] very unsafe in my home right now.

A spokeswoman for Ocasio-Cortez said the congresswoman did not request the investigation.

“没有, we did not report him,” spokeswoman Lauren Hitt told Fox News on Friday. “We asked Capitol Police last night to look into what happened here and are awaiting additional information.

The Twitter user, @queeralamode, does list any name or location on the profile aside to say he’s a co-host of two podcasts. But the user posted a letter about the incident from his purported employer, Maffick LLC, that identified him as Ryan Wentz. (Twitter has labeled Maffick as Russia state-affiliated media).

The user also tweeted an article about the encounter with police from thegrayzone.com that also identified @queeralamode as Ryan Wentz, “an anti-war activistand producer for the online program Soapbox.

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The user did not immediately respond to a Twitter message from a Fox News reporter.

In his Twitter posts, the podcaster argued. that a seemingly non-controversial tweet he made about Ocasio-Cortez’sincredibly underwhelmingresponse to a question on Palestine-Israel policy sparked the knock at his door from California Highway Patrol.

I shouldn’t be harassed by police for critiquing her politics,” @queeralamode tweeted in response to the police encounter.

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