New York state sen. Kevin Parker and the Republican staffer Candice Giove.
A Democratic senator of the state of New York, apologized on Tuesday for a tweet suggesting that a Republican legislative staff member to kill herself-before her as a “Twitter troll” in a published interview, hours later.
Kevin Parker, a Brooklyn Senate district, first of all, Kill yourself tweeted”!” to a Republican Senate aide Candice Giove, after you accused miss Parker needs a Senate, the Parking lot poster in Manhattan. Parker later deleted the first tweet and apologized in another message to Giove, said he had used “a poor choice of words. Suicide is a serious thing and, and [sic] should not be made lightly.”
However, in an interview with Politico, Parker bat in Giove, again, say: “she is already on the wrong side of history every time. So, why is someone so that this tempest will go in a teapot, if you have nothing but an Internet troll? She is a Twitter troll.”
According to Politico, Giove, was a former employee of the Independent Democratic conference, a group of state senators, repeatedly allied themselves with the Republicans against the resolution at the beginning of this year. Six of the eight IDC members were defeated in the primary elections, Democrats retake control of the chamber in the last month.
“Where was @Candicegiove if NYers voted for a Democratic state Senate, & progressive legislation like the Dream act & KSE-financing?” Parker tweeted on Tuesday afternoon. “That’s right, working with the [IDC] appendage of the GOP.”
Parker’s office did not immediately respond to requests for comment from Fox News.
The Senate Republican leader, Long Island, Senator John Flanagan said he was “angry and disappointed that Senator Parker would go after one of my employees, or employees of the New York State Senate, in this way … and These words are beyond the pale, and under the Senate.
“There is simply no room for discourse, as this is added in politics, in government, or anywhere,” Flanagan. “Actions have consequences, and as a member of the incoming democratic majority in the Senate, Kevin Parker reprimanded by his leadership immediately.”
The Senate’s incoming leader, Democrat Andrea Stewart-Cousins released a statement welcoming Parker’s apology.
“I was disappointed, wrote a tweet out of Senator Parker’s,” Stewart-Cousins. “Suicide is a serious issue and should not be joked about in this way. I’m glad he apologized.”
Parker was the first election to the Senate in 2002. He was re-elected last month, and was.recently, as the incoming Chairman of the Senate energy Committee
Parker also made headlines last month after he would introduce the legislation require that the authorities review the social media activities and online-searching of the applicant to carry a handgun. Licences can be refused, if the investigators uncover that the threat of violence or terrorism, or the use of racial or ethnic insults.
The bill would allow require gun applicants to turn over login information to the investigators to three years worth of Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram postings. Google, Yahoo, and Bing search about the previous year would also be checked.
The proposal outrage from gun rights groups and free speech has painted dogs, and even some gun control advocates have said, there are better alternatives to Parker ‘ s bill.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.