Just when you thought CNN couldn’t get any more sickening, two of the network’s panelists used Republican Sen. Martha McSally’s alleged rape to attack President Donald Trump and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Before McSally was appointed to the Senate to replace the late Sen. John McCain, her failed 2018 campaign was heavily focused on her experience in the Air Force.
But the Arizona Republican and military veteran revealed that she was sexually assaulted by a superior officer during a Senate hearing on Wednesday about the military’s efforts to prevent sexual assault.
“In one case, I was preyed upon and then raped by a superior officer,” McSally said in her emotional statement.
JUST IN: In emotional moment at hearing on military sexual assault, Sen. Martha McSally, a U.S. Air Force combat veteran, says, “I am also a military sexual assault survivor.”
— ABC News (@ABC) March 6, 2019
McSally’s emotional and shocking statement made cable news, and leftists on CNN couldn’t help but politicize McSally’s alleged rape.
Tiffany Cross, co-founder of The Beat DC, was the first panelist to use McSally’s sexual assault to attack Republicans.
Cross said, “I think this is not a partisan issue” before questioning how Republicans can support Trump despite his alleged “sexual assault.”
“But it does beg the question how some Republicans stand by this president, who himself is accused of sexually assaulting over 20 women.”
Trump hasn’t been convicted of sexual assault. There are accusations against Trump, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are true.
Many high-profile people have crazy individuals and attention-seekers accusing them of heinous crimes they’ve never committed, and Trump has been in the spotlight for decades.
And that’s not to defend Trump’s sometimes lecherous tendencies, but it’s a stretch to characterize him a rapist, especially when there is no evidence.
Trump aside, it’s absolutely pathetic that Cross is using an alleged sexual assault to attack her political enemies immediately after she said it wasn’t a “partisan issue.”
Former State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki brought the panel even further into the mud by attacking Kavanaugh.
“I think by speaking her mind she is using her platform for good. That should be applauded,” Psaki said. “I think what is hard to grapple with is the fact she supported Brett Kavanaugh.”
It’s sickening that liberals are still pushing the discredited, decades-old sexual assault accusations against Kavanaugh.
This segment could have made CNN look good if the panelists were able to resist their urges to score political points.
Instead, the panelists couldn’t help but disrespect McSally by using her alleged rape to attack Trump and dig up false accusations against Kavanaugh.
CNN gets more pathetic with each passing day.
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