in the vicinityVideoSen. Collins received harassing voicemails before Kavanaugh votes
Ben Sharpiro is responding to messages left for sen. Susan Collins, while Kavanaugh hearings.
Sen. Susan Collins speaks out on threats she received while Brett Kavanaugh of the confirmation process, the exchange with Fox News some of the vulgar, acrid and sexist voicemails in your office received from callers during this time.
The Maine Republican senator who discussed a critical “Yes” votes in favor of the now-Supreme Court justice, about the experiences in an exclusive interview with Fox News’ Martha MacCallum.
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While Collins was under enormous political pressure from both sides during the purchase process, your office is also receiving disturbing threats.
In a telephone answering machine, the caller warned that if Kavanaugh’s chosen – who faced multiple sexual assault and misconduct allegations, which he denied, she would be a “feckless women” President Trump and his employees “to steal health care from millions of.”
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The caller unleashed on Collins: “you are so f—ing naive. You will go down in history as the most naive person ever in Congress. You f—ing, f—ing feckless, naive woman. Trying to make Americans more equal. F— You.”
A further message said: “such a stupid c—. Not ” a stupid f—ing hypocrite. If you are to the women’s stories, any vote on Kavanaugh. Not a stupid b—-. F— you.”
Collins, while they all kept their decision close to the vest until a dramatic floor speech in October with the announcement of their intention to vote for Kavanaugh. Together with the support of the Democratic sen. Joe Manchin, and the other, it was enough to confirm the nominee.
In her speech, Collins said the confirmation had resembled a “caricature of the gutter-level political campaign” and criticized Democrats for announcing their opposition to Kavanaugh before his name was even announced. They also criticized outside of the groups of Kavanaugh’s record and “over-the-top rhetoric to distort.”
Then, the senator, the family had to do with the fear if a dangerous goods team was called in to her Bangor, Maine home, was in response to a threatening letter with the content, the author said, ricin. An FBI spokeswoman later told The Associated Press in preliminary tests showed no threat to the public.
Collins has been looking since then to a political top target for the Democrats, that in the year 2020.
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Leah Greenberg, Indivisible, said Hill, Collins, “has seriously damaged their reputation in Maine,” calls your speech on this day was a “slap in the face”.
Your Republican colleagues, though, applauded her. “I think saved [Collins], of the Senate and the judiciary slipping into the abyss,” Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S. C., said in an interview with Fox News at the time.
Fox News’ Adam Shaw contributed to this report.