A Nebraska Democratic Party’s Black Caucus official has refused calls to resign from her post after calling reactions to this week’s shooting at a congressional baseball game practice in Alexandria, Va. “so funny” on social media.
In a statement, Chelsey Gentry-Tipton said that she will not step down as chairwoman of the party’s Black Caucus, claiming that party officials took her Facebook posts out of context.
Gentry-Tipton wrote in a Facebook thread about Wednesday’s shooting, “Watching the congressman crying on live tv abt the trauma they experienced. Y is this so funny tho?”
In the same thread, the official from Omaha also wrote: “The very people that push pro NRA legislation in efforts to pad their pockets with complete disregard for human life. Yeah, having a hard time feeling bad for them.”
Rep. Steve Scalise was shot and remains in critical condition. Three others sustained gunshot wounds.
Authorities identified the gunman as James T. Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Ill., who was shot by responding U.S. Capitol Police and later died.
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