In December, he urged supporters to “lightly threaten” lawmakers not supporting “election integrity,” according to the Charlotte Observer.

“Call your congressman and feel free, you can lightly threaten them and say, you know what, if you don’t start supporting election integrity, I’m coming after you, Madison Cawthorn is coming after you, everybody’s coming after you,” Cawthorn said at a Turning Point USA event, according to the Observer.

After the riot last week, Cawthorn denounced the violence, calling it “thuggery.” In the ABC-11 interview, Cawthorn said he did not support impeaching President Donald Trump but called for rioters to be held accountable.

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