Yang campaign alerts FBI after receiving death threats
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate in Atlanta, Georgia, on Nov. 20. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang's campaign contacted the FBI after he was emailed death threats while campaigning in New Hampshire, The Hill first reported Tuesday.
The big picture: A Yang campaign official told NBC News the team received threats Monday about Yang, his staff and supporters and specific public events and "immediately contacted the FBI and local law enforcement."