Democrat Chappelle-Nadal Removed from Committee Assignments after Facebook Post on Trump Assassination
Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal hoped for the assassination of President Trump in a Facebook comment last Thursday. She then deleted it in a panic.
She even acknowledged she would get a visit from the Secret Service when she posted her comment.
Maria Chappelle-Nadal’s Facebook comment was so egregious that even ABC News reported on the story.
Then on Thursday Chappelle-Nadal tweeted out a Holocaust threat to Jewish Missouri Governor Eric Greitens.
On Friday Missouri Lt. Governor Mike Parsons told Senator Chappelle-Nadal to step down or be removed from office.
Maria Chappelle-Nadal was removed from her committee assignments on Tuesday.
Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal has been removed from her committee assignments.
Chappelle-Nadal’s removal from committee assignments comes less than a week after the Missouri State Senator from University City posted a comment on Facebook hoping for President Donald J. Trump’s assassination. After posting and deleting the comment from her personal Facebook page, in which she wrote “I hope Trump is assassinated,” the secret service said they were investigating.
Senate Democratic Caucus leader Sen. Gina Walsh issued the following statement regarding Chappelle-Nadal’s committee assignment removal Tuesday:
It is important that the Missouri Senate conducts their work without distractions. With that in mind, Sen. Chappelle-Nadal has been removed from her committee assignments. This will help to ensure the success of the Senate, and the state, going forward.