Politician Pushing Anti-Swatting Bill … SWATTED

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It seems the swatters have a flair for irony — and a vindictive streak … their latest victim is the California state senator gunning to shut them down … our sources has learned.

Senator Ted Lieu was swatted earlier today … police responded to a 911 call claiming he had shot his wife inside their Torrance, Calif., home … law enforcement sources tell our sources.

Lieu tells our sources … he was out of town, his wife was home sick and the kids were at school.  He vows he”s more determined than ever to squash the swatters.

Although Ted”s not an A-list celeb like fellow swatting victims Justin Bieber, Ashton Kutcher, Selena Gomez or Justin Timberlake — he is spearheading legislation that would punish swatters by making them cover the cost of the incident — around $10,000 a pop.

That”s one expensive phone bill.