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MLB Is "Looking Into" Veteran Umpire's Tweet About President Trump

Major League Baseball umpire Rob Drake on the field.

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 19: Home plate umpire Rob Drake #30 goes over ground rules with bench coach Walt Weiss #4 of the Atlanta Braves and bench coach DeMarlo Hale #16 of the Toronto Blue Jays before the start of MLB game action at Rogers Centre on June 19, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Major League Baseball is reportedly "looking into" a veteran umpire's tweet about President Trump potentially getting impeached and the "civil war" that would erupt afterwards.

Rob Drake, a longtime MLB umpire, allegedly tweeted that he planned on buying an assault rifle "because if you impeach MY PRESIDENT this way, YOU WILL HAVE ANOTHER CIVAL WAR!!! #MAGA2020" per ESPN.

The tweet has since been deleted.

ESPN.com's Jeff Passan had more details:

The tweet, which was deleted soon after it was posted late Tuesday, followed one earlier in the night regarding the House of Representatives' impeachment proceedings with President Donald Trump.

The second tweet, which remains active on Drake's account @thedrake30, says: "You can't do an impeachment inquiry from the basement of Capital Hill without even a vote! What is going on in this country?"

Drake, 50, has been an MLB umpire since 1999.

Major League Baseball is reportedly aware of the tweet and is looking into it.