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According to reports, the Charlotte native said he was high on marijuana when he wrote “Ima Assassinate president Obama this evening!” and “The Secret Service is gonna be defenseless once I aim the Assault Rifle at Barack’s Forehead.”
Sims plead guilty to “plotting President Obama’s murder” and a federal judge convicted him of one count of knowingly and willfully making a threat to take the life of the president.
Check out his tweets, which have since been delated, below.