“Today we’re goin’ RINO hunting,” Greitens announces in the video, using the acronym for the derisive phrase “Republicans in Name Only."
The tactical team then busts open the door, detonates smoke bombs inside and storms through with their guns drawn.
The ad was posted Monday morning to various social media accounts belonging to Greitens and his Senate campaign.
The video was removed from Facebook “for violating our policies and incitement,” according to Facebook spokesman Andy Stone, but video remained on Twitter and YouTube as of early Monday afternoon.
Cristiano Lima and Rosalind Helderman contributed to this report.