Arizona Congressman Trent Frank was on the list of Bernie Sanders’ supporter James T. Hodgkinson, who opened fire on Republican lawmakers in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. Hodgkinson was carrying a handwritten list of House Republicans names, that were presumed to be his targets.
According to the Daily Caller, “The list was written out on notepad paper and found in the shooter’s pocket, according to multiple sources with intimate knowledge of the situation, who spoke on condition of anonymity, citing the sensitivity of the investigation. The list of names included Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan and Arizona Rep. Trent Franks, TheDC has confirmed. Fox News reported after this story that Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais and Virginia Rep. Morgan Griffith are also on the list. All six congressmen are members of the House Freedom Caucus, which contains the lower chamber’s most conservative members.”
Investigators checked Hodgkinson laptop, cell phone and a camera. They believe that he had been scouting his potential targets.