@SenateMajLdr: July 19, 2018

Spoken by

Mitch McConnell

Five tweets from this date were archived.
Capture time: 2018-07-20 07:20:06.

2018-07-19 12:46: “Another day, another off-base attack on Judge Kavanaugh. This time, on the “independent counsel” statute. #SCOTUS pic.twitter.com/f4Bz0mqNSN”

2018-07-19 11:35: “Judge Kavanaugh’s apparent comments would be in line with mainstream views that have been strongly held across the political spectrum – including by Senate Democrats themselves.”

2018-07-19 11:35: “A bipartisan majority agreed to let the flawed “independent counsels” statute expire in 1999. It has nothing to do with special counsels, or any of the other tools currently in place for holding elected officials accountable.”

2018-07-19 11:35: “The left’s latest made-up controversy is an attempt to make political hay out of comments Judge Kavanaugh made about the long-ago expired “independent counsels” statute. But here are the facts:”

2018-07-19 11:35: “This week, even more of our colleagues have come away impressed after meeting with @POTUS ’ #SCOTUS nominee, Judge Kavanaugh. But far-left special interests continue grasping at straws and trying to smear this nominee any way they can.”