Knoxville School Board Member Resigns After President Trump Assassination Comment Online
KNOXVILLE, Iowa — A Knoxville School Board member has resigned his position after posting a message online joking about President Trump’s assassination.
Mike Helle posted a message on Facebook encouraging President Trump “to take in a show at Ford’s Theatre,” where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. He resigned by email on Thursday night just after 10 o’clock.
Helle had served on the board for 12 years.