Report CBS Lawyer Writes Shes Not Even Sympathetic to Las Vegas Shooting

first_img Share Report: CBS Lawyer Writes She’s ‘Not Even Sympathetic’ to Las Vegas Shooting Victims By Epoch Newsroom October 2, 2017 Updated: October 2, 2017 A man lays on top of a woman as others flee the Route 91 Harvest country music festival grounds after a active shooter was reported in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017. A gunman opened fire on a music festival in Las Vegas, leaving at least 50 people dead. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)  LINKEDINPINTERESTREDDITTUMBLRSTUMBLEUPON   UPDATE: CBS has confirmed that Hayley Geftman-Gold was fired over her statements.“This individual, who was with us for approximately one year, violated the standards of our company and is no longer an employee of CBS. Her views as expressed on social media are deeply unacceptable to all of us at CBS. Our hearts go out to the victims in Las Vegas and their families,” a CBS spokesperson told Fox News on Monday.Earlier article:A top-level CBS lawyer wrote on Facebook that she is “not even sympathetic” after the mass shooting at a country music concert that left at least 58 people dead and hundreds more injured.Hayley Geftman-Gold, the network’s vice president and senior counsel, wrote on Facebook: “If they wouldn’t do anything when children were murdered I have no hope that Repugs [sic] will ever do the right thing,” according to a message that has since been deleted.A screenshot of her exchange on Facebook was first captured and reported by The Daily Caller and Fox News. “I’m actually not even sympathetic bc [sic] country music fans often are Republican gun toters [sic],” she wrote, according to Fox.Geftman-Gold is presumably referring to the massacre at Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012 that left 20 children and six adults dead. It sparked a mass debate on gun control. US News center_img Show Discussion A CBS spokesperson told Fox News that the company “is looking into the matter.”Geftman-Gold started working at CBS—but not with the CBS News division—since September 2016, according to Fox News.Her Linkedin and Facebook profiles can no longer be accessed by the public.According to Vocativ, she planned an impromptu Hillary Clinton victory party in Brooklyn on Election Day last year.Stephen Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada, opened fire on a crowd of 22,000 people from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas late Sunday night, Oct. 1.He reportedly killed himself as SWAT team members attempted to breach his hotel room door. People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was hear in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017 . (David Becker/Getty Images) People carry a person at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after a mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017. (David Becker/Getty Images) An injured person is tended to in the intersection of Tropicana Ave. and Las Vegas Boulevard after a mass shooting at a country music festival nearby in Las Vegas on Oct. 2, 2017 . (Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Share this article @mchooyah CBS executive Hayley Geftman-Gold pic.twitter.com/l6Q3LT1OXR— magalopes (@mlwelch31) October 2, 2017last_img read more

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