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High School Teacher Suspended For Staging Mock Assassination of President Trump


The Dallas Independent School District has put a teacher on administrative leave over a social media video where she depicts herself taking the life of President Donald Trump.

Payal Modi is an art teacher at W.H. Adamson High School, and she received a great deal of attention from news sites ever since she put up a video on Instagram for Inauguration Day. The video shows Trump being projected on a whiteboard while Modi shoots him with a water gun and yelling “die!”

“Watching the #inauguration in my classroom like…. #no #stop #denial #squirtgun #hypocrisy #powerless,” Modi reportedly wrote on the video caption. Her account has been set to private and the video was deleted, though copies of it have circulated around the Internet.

“Today, we were made aware of a social media posting being circulated involving a teacher at W. H. Adamson High School,” the school board said in a statement. “The teacher has been placed on administrative leave and the district has opened an investigation. This is a personnel matter and as such we cannot comment.”

Watch above, via Fox 4.

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