MLB Looking Into Veteran Umpire Rob Drake Over Now-Deleted Tweets


Major League Baseball is looking into one of its umpires over now-deleted tweets, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan.

Rob Drake, a 20-year veteran, took to Twitter on Tuesday to air out his thoughts on the House of Representatives’ current impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, per Passan.

According to a copy of the tweet provided to ESPN, the 50-year-old claimed he would buy an AR-15 “because if you impeach MY PRESIDENT this way, YOU WILL HAVE ANOTHER CIVAL WAR!!! #MAGA2020.”

The tweet was quickly deleted. But it wasn’t Drake’s only one of the night.

“You can’t do an impeachment inquiry from the basement of Capital Hill without even a vote! What is going on in this country?” he tweeted earlier in the evening.

Drake’s account has since been deleted.

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