Maine’s GOP candidate for governor threatens to ‘deck’ Democrats

Video obtained by the outlet shows LePage, the man once dubbed “America’s craziest governor,” threatening the man as they approached him.

“Six feet away, or I’m going to deck you out,” said LePage, pointing to the employee who was filming the encounter. “If you come in my place, you’re going down. Enough is enough.”

Four years ago, LePage, a 73-year-old businessman who once described himself As “Donald Trump before Donald Trump became popular,” said he was planning to retire and move to Florida. But last year, he tried to make a comeback to oust his Democratic successor. since then, he tried to soften his image,

“I’ve been a little controversial in the past,” LePage said at an event last year, “Hopefully I’ll clear up my act this time.”

LePage’s campaign did not respond to a request for comment from The Daily Beast. Maine Democratic Party chairman Drew Gatin told the outlet that LePage “was, is and always will be a bully.”

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