Two Police Officers Fired After Facebook Post About Shooting AOC

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 19: Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 14th district Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attends Women's March 2019 on January 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by John La... NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 19: Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 14th district Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attends Women's March 2019 on January 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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July 23, 2019 11:25 a.m.

Two Louisiana police officers were fired after posting and liking, respectively, a Facebook caption about shooting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).

The chief of the Gretna Police Department in Louisiana said that Charles Rispoli and Angelo Varisco had violated the force’s social media policy, according to the New York Times.

“This vile idiot needs a round…and I don’t mean the kind she used to serve,” Rispoli originally posted along with a fake article claiming that Ocasio-Cortez said that soldiers are paid too much.

Chief Arthur Lawson called the episode “an embarrassment” to the department.

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