Chappelle-Nadal removed from committee assignments

A Democrat senator hoped out loud for Trump’s assassination and may pay the price

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"Maria Chappelle-Nadal's comment, in which she said, 'I hope Trump is assassinated!'" the Springfield News-Leader reported.

In response to her egregious assassination call, the Missouri Democratic Party called for Chappelle-Nadal to resign.

HLN anchor Carol Costello tore into the Missouri state senator who said last week that she hoped for the assassination of President Donald Trump.

Gipson said the person who "ratted out" Chappelle-Nadal by screen-capturing her comment before it was quickly withdrawn actually exposed the message to a much wider audience than it would have had otherwise.

Missouri Lt. Governor Mike Parson Tuesday also called on senators to begin proceedings to expel Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal. But Missouri's Republican governor and lieutenant governor have said senators should oust her from office if she doesn't resign. No matter how angry she was at Trump for his lax condemnation of the white supremacists who marched in Charlottesville, Va., on August 12, no clear-thinking public figure would express hopes for his assassination.

"He incited it along the way", she added, "and again, he's not some random state senator, he is the most important and powerful person in the United States setting a bad and appalling tone for the rest of the country". "I deleted it, but I'm not going to shy away from that for a moment", says Chappelle-Nadal.

"I made a mistake, and I'm owning up to it". It was not too long ago when comedian Kathy Griffin posted a photo of her holding what appeared to be a severed head of Trump, heavily reminiscent of the terrorist group ISIS.

Her apology was also extended to her colleages in the state legislature. "It's outrageous. And she should resign". Claire McCaskill. Chappelle-Nadal has refused to step down.

Chappelle-Nadal has been defiant when asked if she'll depart before then.

On Monday morning, Earhardt turned to Donald Kyei first: "What do you think about her comments?" They also noted that her legislative agenda would meet brick-wall opposition.

"I hope Trump is assassinated!". That politician would have been forced to resign immediately and it would be on the 24-hour news cycle for days on end.

Speaking to reporters in Ferguson on Sunday afternoon, Chappelle-Nadal requested that media outlets not publish the location of the news conference ahead of time because she'd been receiving a high volume of death threats.

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