Man Accused of Tweeting Threat at Obama Due in Court

Steven Perotti's mother says he suffers from mental health problems and that she has tried to get him help

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    A Lawrence, Massachusetts, man accused of threatening President Obama is due in court Friday.

    Steven Perotti, 28, allegedly Tweeted a threat against the president.

    The Secret Service searched his home and found an assault rifle, high-capacity magazines and three scopes.

    Authorities say Perotti admitted to threatening the president.

    Perotti's mother says he suffers from mental health problems and that she has tried to get him help.
     

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