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Sports MLB investigating umpire's tweets about buying assault rifle, Trump impeachment

03:55  24 october  2019
03:55  24 october  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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Major League Baseball is investigating a longtime umpire after he sent a tweet threatening to buy an assault rifle over an impeachment inquiry into President Trump , a report said Wednesday. Umpire Rob Drake wrote on Twitter late Tuesday that he would buy the weapon, “because if you impeach

(CNN) A Major League Baseball umpire has apologized for his tweet about buying an assault rifle over the impeachment inquiry. "I want to personally apologize to everyone that my words made feel less safe," Umpire Robert Drake said in a statement obtained by ESPN. "I also acknowledge and

Rob Drake wearing a hat© Mitchell Layton / Getty Images Sport / Getty

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred told reporters that the league is looking into deleted tweets made by umpire Rob Drake, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN.

Drake, in his ninth year of umpiring at the major-league level, sent out a tweet on Tuesday stating he planned on buying an AR-15 rifle "because if you impeach MY PRESIDENT this way, YOU WILL HAVE ANOTHER CIVAL WAR!!! #MAGA2020," according to a copy obtained by ESPN.

It followed a tweet that stated "You can't do an impeachment inquiry from the basement of Capital Hill without even a vote! What is going on in this country?"

An impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump was initiated on Sept. 24 after a whistleblower alleged the president pressured Ukrainian officials to advance his personal interests.

Since Passan's article was originally published, Drake has deactivated his Twitter account.

The 50-year-old umpire hasn't officiated in the postseason since 2015.

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