Missouri Dem's Deleted Facebook Post: 'I Hope Trump Is Assassinated!'
A Missouri state senator wished on Facebook for the assassination of President Trump, then later deleted her post, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
The paper published what appeared to be a screenshot of a Facebook discussion between Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D) of St. Louis County and another user.
The other user, Christopher Gagne, wrote that his cousin is on the Secret Service detail and is upset at having to protect the "idiot" Trump.
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"He did his first four with Obama and has two to go... I truly believe this will happen sooner, not later," Gagne wrote.
Gagne then said he expects a visit from the Secret Service after the remark, to which Chapelle-Nadal responded, "No. I will. I hope Trump is assassinated."
Chappelle-Nadal admitted to posting the wish, but said she "didn't mean" it and was angry over Trump's response to the Charlottesville, Virginia riots by white supremacists.
The Secret Service is investigating the comment.