Republicans like Collins always accuse their opponents of their own crimes and misdeeds. So when Collins called the crowdraising fund dedicated to ousting her for voting “yes” on Kavanaugh an attempt to bribe her sorry ass, we can only suppose it’s because the amount was simply too small to take seriously. She’d apparently already accepted a bribe from some dark money group that was much more lucrative.
Collins calls crowdfunding to get her to oppose Kavanaugh a ‘bribe’
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) says she is not swayed by crowdfunding aimed at encouraging her to oppose Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, comparing the effort to a “bribe.”
“I consider this quid pro quo fundraising to be the equivalent of an attempt to bribe me to vote against Judge Kavanaugh,” Collins told conservative news outlet Newsmax.
Susan Collins Gets ‘Six Figure’ Payback From Dark Money Group After Voting ‘Yes’ On Kavanaugh
A “dark money” group that spent millions promoting Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation effort announced on Tuesday that it’s rewarding Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) with a new “six-figure TV and digital ad campaign” in support of her re-election after she voted for Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
The group, Judicial Crisis Network, issued a press release expressing its gratitude to Collins for her “yes” vote.
“Thank you Susan Collins for thoughtfully reviewing Judge Kavanaugh’s judicial record and weighing the evidence, and for being a reasonable voice during this incredibly divisive time,” Carrie Severino, the group’s chief counsel and policy director, said.
Judicial Crisis Network was one of several well-funded dark money groups to support the accused sexual assaulter’s nomination.
This raises a serious question: Did Collins accept a bribe in exchange for her vote?
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