Rosen raps Heller over Supreme Court ‘hiccup’ comment

Local News
Heller_Dean_background_700_1507230270852.jpg

Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen is criticizing Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, her Republican opponent in November’s Senate race, over Heller’s reported comments on controversial Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

The Nevada Independent and The New York Times reported that Heller described the furor over sexual assault allegations involving Kavanaugh from when he was in high school as a “hiccup” and that the judge would ultimately be confirmed. Heller was speaking Wednesday evening on a conference call arranged by the state GOP.

In a Tweet Rosen said: “Unbelievable: Senator Heller just dismissed a credible sexual assault allegation as a `hiccup.”

Heller, in a statement Thursday, said he was referring to Senate Democrats’ actions and that he does “not believe sexual assault allegations of any kind are a hiccup.”
 

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

8 news now breaking and daily news sign up

CONTESTS

Pro Football Challenge

Don't Miss

Trending Stories