VIDEO: ‘Get A Grip!’

A Look At Senate Democrats’ ‘Superheated Rhetoric’ On Judge Kavanaugh’s Nomination To The Supreme Court

WASHINGTON – Today, the Senate Republican Communications Center released the following video, “Get A Grip,” looking at Senate Democrats’ overheated rhetoric on Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.


SEN. JOHN CORNYN (R-TX): “[T]o some of our friends across the aisle who are engaged in this kind of superheated rhetoric, my advice is: get a grip!” (Sen. Cornyn, Floor Remarks, 7/25/2018)

SEN. CORY BOOKER (D-NJ): “You are either complicit in the evil, you are either contributing to the wrong, or you are fighting against it.” (Sen. Booker, Press Conference, 7/24/2018)

SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): “I will oppose him with everything I’ve got.” (CBS’ “CBS This Morning,” 7/10/2018)

SEN. MAZIE HIRONO (D-HI): “[I]t doesn’t matter who he is …” (CNN’s “The Situation Room,” 6/27/2018)

SEN. KAMALA HARRIS (D-CA): “We’re looking at a destruction of the Constitution of the United States …” (MSNBC’s “Hardball,” 6/27/2018)

SEN. JEFF MERKLEY (D-OR): “This is a nominee who wants to pave the path to tyranny.” (Sen. Merkley, Center for American Progress Rally at Supreme Court, 7/09/2018)

SEN. ELIZABETH WARREN (D-MA): “His nomination is a threat to people of color, to women, to workers, to the LGBTQ community, to people living in poverty.” (Repairers of the Breach, Facebook, 7/24/2018)

SEN. CORNYN: “Get a grip!” (Sen. Cornyn, Floor Remarks, 7/25/2018)



Related Issues: Judicial Nominations, Supreme Court, Senate Democrats