MCCONNELL SAYS KAVANAUGH OPPOSITION IS ENERGIZING THE REPUBLICAN BASE
By Hanna Bogorowski
Hours ahead of a final confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell repeated his confidence in the judge and said he sees the opposition to his confirmation as a “great political gift” to Republicans.
“It’s been a great political gift for us. The tactics have energized our base,” McConnell told The Washington Post Saturday, adding that he never thought Kavanaugh would withdraw after being accused of sexual assault by multiple women.
“I want to thank the mob, because they’ve done the one thing we were having trouble doing, which was energizing our base…..”