A Washington County School Board member who wrote she hoped President Donald Trump would die after his positive coronavirus test has resigned.
Jacqueline Fischer, from Clear Spring, Maryland, shared multiple posts criticising the President on her social media last week.
The board said it would be accepting her resignation its public business meeting today, after the educator said the president's death from coronavirus would be an 'act of karma'.
President Trump tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday evening and received treatment at the Walter Reed Medical Center before returning to the White House yesterday.
In one post, Fischer said the president's death would 'take care of a lot of America's problems' and hoped the country would 'get lucky and he will die'.
Washington County School Board member Jacqueline Fischer wrote she hoped President Donald Trump would die after his positive coronavirus test and has now resigned
Fischer was elected to the board in 2002, 2010, 2014, and 2018 and taught English and journalism at several Washington County Schools.
She wrote: 'Since he has tested positive for COVID19, maybe the country will get lucky and he will die. Wouldn’t that be an act of karma!'
In a separate post, she said: 'Of course Trump wouldn’t wear a mask and kept posing people. He does not give a fig about anyone but himself.
'He could care less how many Americans die from this virus even if he is the one who exposed them.
'I hope he dies from it. That would take care of a lot of America’s problems.'
In one post, she said the president's death would 'take care of a lot of America's problems'
After the posts, Fischer told local media she regretted the posts and her comments were not reflective of the Washington County School Board.
On Sunday, the Washington County School Board released a statement saying her views do not reflect the opinions of the organisation.
It said: 'Washington