All About the Benjamins

Hirono Sends Fundraising Email During Opening Remarks of Kavanaugh Hearing


Sen. Mazie Hirono (D., Hawaii) sent a fundraising email on Thursday less than 30 minutes into the opening remarks of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing about how she has been “fighting the Republicans who are desperate to rush Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination and deny a fair investigation into credible sexual misconduct allegations against him.”

Two other people who Ford alleges were at the party in question have also denied any knowledge of the party or sexual assault.

“Here come the fundraising-off-Kavanaugh-hearing emails — less than 30 minutes into opening remarks, this one from @maziehirono,” CNN reporter Kate Bennett tweeted.

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  1. …About an hour later, Hirono sent a followup email apologizing for the “error” of sending the fundraising email.

    “A fundraising message was sent this morning in error. We apologize sincerely for the error. All contributions made on this page will be donated to organizations helping survivors of sexual assault,” the email read.…

    Whoopsies! Oh, gosh, what a silly mistake. I wonder how that could’ve happened.

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