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Brett Kavanaugh on Parkland Dad Snub: 'I Assumed He Was A Protester'

Brett Kavanaugh on Parkland Dad Snub: 'I Assumed He Was A Protester'

Should Collins vote against Kavanaugh, all the money will be returned to donors.

After three days of aggressive questioning from Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and other Senate Democrats, Judge Brett Kavanaugh might come up for a vote in the U.S. Senate as soon as this Thursday, September 13-and votes to either confirm or reject Kavanaugh's nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court will no doubt come down along largely partisan lines. Pro-choice activists have reportedly sent Collins, who is one of the very few pro-choice Republicans, about 3,000 coat hangers, a reference to the unsafe and potentially fatal illegal abortions women were forced to seek out or self-perform pre- Roe v. Wade.

And NBC's Kasie Hunt told "Morning Joe" Wednesday that Collins "had one 25-year-old female staffer have somebody walk up to them and say that they hope that she is raped and impregnated". Don't be a dumb bitch. "Your swing vote could decide whether a rubber stamp for Trump's anti-healthcare, anti-woman, anti-labor agenda gets confirmed to the Supreme Court-costing millions of Americans their healthcare, their right to choose, and their lives". "It still seems like they're saying if you don't do what we want we will spend $1 million and that strikes me as just as much as an inducement as saying we'll give you $1 million if you do what we want". I'm so naive.' F*** you. People dressed in costumes from the dystopian series "The Handmaid's Tale" protested outside of Collins' house this past weekend as well. "Think of that every meal". "And I've gotten notes from sources that people feel really uncomfortable with how this is playing out".

So a group of liberal activists in ME created an unusual crowdfunding campaign that encapsulated both of these emotions: they raised money in the form of pledges that they said they would give to whoever made a decision to challenge Collins in 2020 if she voted for Kavanaugh's confirmation.

Hunt then shifted to talk about liberal activists launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise money against Collins.

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The unusual fundraising effort by Maine People's Alliance, Mainers for Accountable Leadership and activist Ady Barkan on the platform Crowdpac had raised more than $1 million by Tuesday - a not insignificant amount for a political race in the small state.

An independent senator who caucuses with Democrats announced Wednesday he intends to vote no on confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. "It's obviously abusive, and the language that's being used is abhorrent, but you also feel like they're talking about life-and-death issues".

Kavanaugh wrote that he assumed the man who approached him "and touched my arm" during a break at the Senate Judiciary Committee proceedings had been one of the many protesters in the hearing room.

"I recall I played low-stakes blackjack", Kavanaugh said.

Democrats accused Republicans of seeking to ram the confirmation through without a thorough vetting before the November midterm elections.


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