Posted on 8/17/2017, 1:26:31 PM by rktman
A Missouri state senator said in a now-deleted Facebook post that she hopes President Donald Trump is assassinated.
Maria Chappelle-Nadal acknowledged on Thursday that she wrote a post which read: “I hope Trump is assassinated!”
She made the comment in an exchange with a left-wing activist who claimed that his cousin is a Secret Service agent.
A Missouri State Senator from St. Louis has now called for the assassination of @realDonaldTrump. Keep it classy @MariaChappelleN. pic.twitter.com/JTrkxk4Pkz
— Mark Reardon (@MarkReardonKMOX) August 17, 2017
Chappelle-Nadal confirmed to a reporter with St. Louis TV station KMOX that she posted the comment.
“I put something up on my personal Facebook page and it has now been deleted,” she said.
Chappelle-Nadal, a Democrat, represents a district in a St. Louis suburb.
It is not clear exactly what prompted Chappelle-Nadal’s comment. But it was likely made in response to a discussion about the ongoing controversy over Trump’s comments about the violence in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend.
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