MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski on Friday said Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) alluding to Biden nominee Saule Omarova’s ties to communism made her “want to cry.”
“You used to be a member of a group called the Young Communists, didn’t you?” Kennedy asked Omarova during a Senate Banking Committee hearing considering her nomination to serve as the Comptroller of the Currency.
He added, “I don’t know whether to call you Professor or Comrade.”
After airing a clip of the back and forth between Kennedy and Omarova, Brzezinski exclaimed, “Oh my god!”
She then called Kennedy’s line of questioning “sick.”
“Here, you actually have a United States Senator of the United States of America who’s trying to attack a woman because her