Police Foil Possible Assassination Plot Against Barack Obama

by | August 26, 2008 at 7:31 AM |

Ann M. Murray
Fancast.com

While America sat glued to their TV screens watching Barack and Michelle Obama make history at the Democratic National Convention, a plot unfolded outside that may have put the potential President’s life in danger. Outlets are reporting about an alleged assassination plot to gun down Obama during his speech on Thursday night. Police arrested two men in Denver after a standard DUI arrest, but found an arsenal of attack equipment inside the men’s car, including “two high-powered scoped rifles, ammunition, sighting scopes, radios, a cellphone, a bulletproof vest, wigs, drugs and fake IDs.” Two additional arrests were later made and one of them is singing like a canary. Watch the rest of the news bit above.