The Secret Service is looking into comments from Broadway actress Carole Cook after she brought up the name of presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth when asked for her thoughts on President Trump, TMZ reported Wednesday.
The agency told TMZ that it is “aware of the comment,” and added that it investigates all threats against the president. It did not, however, confirm the existence of an investigation. Sources told the news outlet that Secret Service wants to talk with Cook, 94, but noted that agents are not conducting an official investigation unless something more serious turns up.
Cook asked “Where is John Wilkes Booth when you need him?” earlier in the week after TMZ asked her about a “Frozen” actor ripping a pro-Trump flag from an audience member’s hands during a curtain call last week.