According to deputies, Wright got out of her vehicle and started screaming and hitting the windows of the vehicle.
She is charged with felony reckless endangerment.
Rep. David Kustoff, R-Tenn., participates in the House Financial Services Committee meeting to organize for the 115th Congress on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017.
According to a release from the police department, those in Kustoff's auto felt threatened by the vehicle behind them and told investigators they believed Wright was trying to force them off the road.
Kustoff and his aide, Marianne Dunavant, had been at a town hall meeting on the University of Tennessee Martin campus prior to the incident.
The congressman's aides and the sheriff department contend that Wright scared the passengers into driving to the home of a person who they knew.
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Wright then blocked the vehicle until a 911 call was made, police said. "But, I think the basis of all of it was a health care vote that he had cast that she was upset with". She left before the sheriff's department arrived. Authorities identified her after she posted about the incident on Facebook, according to WBBJ.
A police report states Kustoff and Dunavant felt they were in danger of being forced off the road.
The House of Representatives recently and narrowly passed the American Health Care Act, a long-promised repeal and replacement of the American Care Act (Obamacare).
She was jailed but has since been released on $1,000 bond. She is scheduled to be arraigned May 15 in Weakley County General Sessions Court. No one at the sheriff's department could be reached for comment.
Kustoff defended his vote in a May 4 statement citing problems with the Tennessee individual market, and rising health care premiums.