PHOENIX (AP) — An Aug. 19 sentencing hearing has been scheduled for a Chicago man who pleaded guilty to a federal retaliation charge in Phoenix for leaving a threatening voicemail for a U.S. senator from Arizona during Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings.

James Dean Blevins made the guilty plea in March.

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Authorities say Blevins threatened an official identified only as “United States Senator J.F.”

They have declined to provide the victim’s full name, but then-Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona was the only senator with those initials.

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Flake had said in late September that his family received death threats after he asked a Senate committee to hear testimony from a woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Flake ultimately voted for Kavanaugh’s nomination.

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