Throughout Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings, Republican senators have been nothing but cordial, professional, and occasionally light-hearted with the SCOTUS nominee. However, “The View” co-host Joy Behar believes they have been flirting with her.
“These Republican senators (Sasse and now Cruz) are shamelessly flirting with ACB. Obnoxious,” tweeted Behar on Wednesday.
These Republican senators (Sasse and now Cruz) are shamelessly flirting with ACB. Obnoxious.
— Joy Behar (@JoyVBehar) October 14, 2020
Exactly what moment Behar was referring to, she did not say; however, she is far from the only female commentator who felt Barrett was being treated inappropriately by male GOP senators. In an op-ed for CNN, Laura Coates ripped Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for questioning Amy Coney Barrett about matters pertaining to her personal life.
“After speaking for over 20 minutes, the Texas Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee decided to ask Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a seminal legal mind, about her children’s distance learning