Missouri Senator Makes Facebook Comment Hoping For President Trump To Be Assassinated

Marsha Scott
August 19, 2017

Parson isn't the only one wanting to see Chappelle-Nadal gone from her seat in the Senate after that Facebook wish she offered to her followers.

"As long as I have a voice, I'm going to talk about the damage he is creating in this nation", she said.

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"It is a total disgrace for the Senator to call for the assassination of the President or any elected official. People are traumatized!" she said on Twitter.

Stephen Webber, the chairman for the Missouri Democratic Party, was similarly displeased with Senator Chappelle-Nadal's comments.

Chappelle-Nadal says she will not step down from office.

Missouri Senate Democratic Caucus leader Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal retweeted a Holocuast-themed tweet on Thursday in reference to Missouri's Jewish Republican Gov. Eric Greitens.

The senator dismissed calls from other politicians, including some within her own party, to resign.

Chappelle-Nadal has apologized for the post, telling KMOV that the comment arose from her frustration from the current political climate in the United States, particularly in the wake of the unrest last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Chappelle-Nadal was later forced to backtrack from her original statement, after an intense firestorm of criticism.

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"What I wrote was wrong, I shouldn't have said that", Chapelle-Nadal said, adding that it doesn't mean she doesn't have a point of view she's going to express. The Democrat later deleted that message and told St. Louis Public Radio that she shouldn't have written it. "I'm not resigning over a simple mistake". Chappelle-Nadal is an embarrassment to self-governance and self-discipline.

"There are people who are afraid of white supremacists" in the aftermath of Charlottesville, she said. Instead, Chappelle-Nadal cheerleaded for an assassination, which goes against the very fabric of self-governance to which her office owes its existence, just because she doesn't like someone who won an election. "It was a freaking trigger to every person who was teargassed, it was triggering point for all people, all of us!" "It's worse than even Ferguson".

The comment has since been deleted. When POC are respected by this WH & they are willing to do real work, I'll sit down with them.

Young says this is similar to Kathy Griffin holding a mannequin depicting Donald Trump, which was deemed satire and not a threat.

On Thursday, the Secret Service confirmed to News 4 that they were investigating Chappelle-Nadal's comments. He followed that comment with "smdh", an abbreviation for "shaking my damn head".

The U.S. Secret Service field office in St. Louis is now investigating the University City Democrat.

"Our primary goal is to determine if there is intent and meaning behind it", Schmidt said.

"What we're dealing with is covert racism [in St. Louis]. You look at the person's station in life, whether they might have influence over others". If she will not resign, the Senate can vote to remove her.

The comment also drew a call for her resignation from at least one leading GOP lawmaker.

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