Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens demanded from state lawmakers to banish state Democratic Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal for her stubbornness in not apologizing for a call of President Trump’s assassination.
“Senator Chappelle-Nadal said she hopes the president is killed. Republicans and Democrats have called on her to resign. Her response: ‘Hell no.’ Last night, in an interview, she refused to apologize — twice. If she will not resign, the Senate can vote to remove her. I believe they should,” Greitens expressed via a statement on Friday.
Previously on Friday, Lt. Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, decisively said that if she fails to resign, “I will, in my position as president of the Missouri Senate, immediately seek the expulsion pursuant to Article III Section 18 of the Missouri Constitution.”
Chappelle-Nadal confirmed on Thursday that she shared a now-deleted remark on her private Facebook feed mentioning hope that Trump “is assassinated” for his comments about the racial clash in Charlottesville, Va., this past weekend. The Secret Service, which is obligated to examine every threat against a U.S. president, is probing the situation.
Chappelle-Nadal has refused calls from Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill and different highest-ranked state Democrats that she resigns.
“I do not wish harm to anyone. I could have chosen and should have chosen better language. I do not think it is worthy of expelling me from the Senate. I am owning up to it. He makes me mad from time to time. He says outrageous things. My emotions got the best of me,” she said to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
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