Following Republican Senator Susan Collins’ announcement that she will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday afternoon, many celebrities took to Twitter to express their frustration.
Just added this T-shirt to my merch store. More stuff and news coming.
I’m so pissed…it is up to us and the press to continue to reveal who he is.
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) October 5, 2018
Collins was widely viewed as the last hope for Democrats. At the time, Democrat Joe Manchin and Republican Lisa Murkowski had already broken party lines during the cloture vote. With them flip-flopping, the Senate was still viewed as being 51-49 in favor of confirming Kavanaugh. But, a vote the other way by Collins could’ve swung another Senator in a different direction. (RELATED: Kavanaugh Has The Votes: Key Lawmakers Back Embattled Nominee, Ensuring Confirmation)
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) October 5, 2018
While neither actress Amy Schumer nor model Emily Ratajkowski tweeted in the aftermath of Friday’s revelations, both of them were politely arrested in the Senate Office Building on Thursday. (RELATED: I Watched Hollywood Stars Get ‘Arrested’ For Protesting Kavanaugh – Here’s What Really Happened)
Susan Collins is the Aunt Lydia of the Senate.
— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) October 6, 2018
Trump gop deathkkult kavanaugh story -similar to immigration child abducting policy /
The horror is the message — press this boot deeper into ur neck -they could have a conservative judge – but they want to say he biggest possible FUCK U -to women and survivors
— John Cusack (@johncusack) October 6, 2018
— ROSIE (@Rosie) October 5, 2018
So what have we learned today?
1. There’s no such thing as a “moderate Republican” south of the Arctic Circle
2. We won’t forget that 1 yr 2 the day of the demise of one predator(HW), we put
another 1 on the Supreme Court
3. We are 1 day closer to the impeachment of B. Kavanaugh
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) October 6, 2018
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