Cher apologizes for confusing Sinema, Gillibrand
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CherCherilyn (Cher) SarkisianCher apologizes for confusing Sinema, Gillibrand Cher to campaign for Biden in Nevada, Arizona Cher says she offered to volunteer at post office MORE is apologizing to Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandOvernight Defense: Joint Chiefs chairman clashes with GOP on critical race theory | House bill introduced to overhaul military justice system as sexual assault reform builds momentum House lawmakers introduce bill to overhaul military justice system Pentagon chief backs change to military sexual assault prosecution MORE after saying she confused the New York Democrat with another female senator with a similar first name whom she had dubbed a "traitor" who was "sabotaging" President BidenJoe BidenSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Biden appoints veteran housing, banking regulator as acting FHFA chief Iran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' MORE's agenda.

"I must offer my deepest apologies" to Gillibrand, the "Believe" singer wrote to her nearly 4 million Twitter followers on Monday.

The 75-year-old performer said she made a "grave error of confusing" Gillibrand with Sen. Kyrsten SinemaKyrsten SinemaSenators say White House aides agreed to infrastructure 'framework' Briahna Joy Gray: Biden is keeping the filibuster to have 'a Joe Manchin presidency' Sanders says he's 'tired of talking' about Manchin, Sinema MORE (D-Ariz.) in an earlier, explosive tweet.

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In a since-deleted Monday post, Cher wrote that Gillibrand and Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Senators say White House aides agreed to infrastructure 'framework' Briahna Joy Gray: Biden is keeping the filibuster to have 'a Joe Manchin presidency' MORE (D-W.Va.) "aren't Democrats they're TRAITORS."

"If there is any way [for] NEW YORKERS [to] KICK HER OUT OF THE SENATE they must try [before] she hands our country [to] Trump and his criminals," Cher wrote.

Her words came after Manchin, in a Sunday op-ed, had reiterated his opposition to dismantling the Senate filibuster.

"I believe that partisan voting legislation will destroy the already weakening binds of our democracy, and for that reason, I will vote against the For the People Act. Furthermore, I will not vote to weaken or eliminate the filibuster," Manchin wrote in the Charleston Gazette-Mail.

Sinema has also said she would not support doing away with the rule.

In her message, Cher — a fierce critic of former President TrumpDonald TrumpIran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' Ivanka Trump, Kushner distance themselves from Trump claims on election: CNN Overnight Defense: Joint Chiefs chairman clashes with GOP on critical race theory | House bill introduced to overhaul military justice system as sexual assault reform builds momentum MORE — said she was sorry to both Gillibrand and the Empire State.

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"My most sincere apologies to SENATOR GILLIBRAND, AND [PEOPLE] Of NEW YORK," the "Moonstruck" star said.

Gillibrand's office didn't respond to ITK's request for comment on the snafu, but the senator accepted Cher's apology on Twitter.

—Updated at 6:04 p.m.