McSally dismisses calls to apologize to CNN's Raju for 'liberal hack' comment: 'Called it like it is'

TheHill | 1/17/2020 | Joe Concha
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Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) dismissed a call by CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer to apologize to network congressional correspondent Manu Raju for calling him a "liberal hack" on Thursday, telling Fox News host Laura Ingraham she "called it like it is."

The back-and-forth comes after McSally, when asked earlier in the day by Raju about new claims that President Trump was involved in a Ukraine pressure campaign, referred to the reporter as a “liberal hack." The retort came as Raju asked her the question while she was walking through a hallway in Congress.

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"Senator, do you regret what you said?” asked Ingraham.

“No Laura, I do not,” McSally replied. “And I said it again actually as I went, I said, ‘You’re a liberal hack, buddy.’"

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"As you know, these CNN reporters, there’s so many of them around the capital, they are so biased, they are so in cahoots with the Democrats, they so can’t stand the president, and they run around trying to chase Republicans and ask trapping questions," McSally, the first female commander of a United States Air Force fighter squadron, continued.

“I’m a...
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