Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) defended her use of the word "s***tty" at a hearing examining a federal investigation into Goldman Sachs.
McCaskill and Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), who helms the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, used the term several times while quoting from internal company e-mails.
She took to her widely-followed Twitter, saying:
Just so Mom and Missourians know, my use of bad word in hearing
today was only quoting Goldman's language in one of their internal