Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal is still in hot water after a now-deleted Facebook post in which she expressed a “hope” that someone would assassinate President Trump. In spite of calls to resign from politicians including Missouri Democrats, Chappelle-Nadal remains defiant:
Missouri Dem who hoped for Trump’s assassination won’t resign, wants ‘respect’ https://t.co/wtSTW46iq5
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) August 18, 2017
Today the beleaguered pol is promoting a petition for constituents to show support:
— MariaChappelleNadal?? (@MariaChappelleN) August 18, 2017
Here’s the first paragraph. Check out this rationale:
This has to be a joke. pic.twitter.com/e0XNNO7vaZ
— Will Ashman (@WillAshman) August 18, 2017
A “huge difference”? Wow. That’s more like a double-down than a backtrack.
You should probably just resign. lol pic.twitter.com/AS2YrpQMv0
— Rachel Apple ? (@IAcceptThat) August 18, 2017
Fact check: TRUE.