Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser

A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President Trump 유튜브 저작권 영상 다운로드.

“The tolerant left,” wrote a Facebook user in response to the incident.

Photos posted by a woman who witnessed the mock assassination on Friday night show supporters of Sen Steam Dictionary Download. Martin Sandoval, who represents Illinois’ 11th District — including parts of Chicago — acting out in front of guests, according to WCIA.

One of them can be seen pointing a fake machine gun at a man wearing a Trump mask and Mexican costume 어쌔신 크리드 오디세이 다운로드. The individual appears to simulate being shot — grabbing his chest and leaning back.

In another photo, Sandoval can bee seen standing next to the person holding the gun 마우스포인터 다운로드.


“Why is this ok?” a Facebook user asked. “I am sickened.”

The pictures have sparked outrage on both sides of the aisle, with Democratic Gov 컨버터 다운로드. J.B. Pritzker blasting them in a statement Saturday night.

“As our nation grapples with the epidemic of gun violence, purposely pointing a fake gun at anyone is insensitive and wrong,” Pritzker said Download bubble games. “I condemn actions like the ones displayed in the pictures because they lack the civility our politics demands.”

Sandoval released a statement on Sunday, apologizing for the incident — which he called “unacceptable.”


“I don’t condone violence toward the President or anyone else,” the lawmaker said, according to WCIA v3 mobile download. “I apologize that something like this happened at my event.”

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