McSally accuses Arizona media of 'protecting' Dem opponent Sinema

McSally accuses Arizona media of 'protecting' Dem opponent Sinema

Rep. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallyCoronavirus deal key to Republicans protecting Senate majority From a Republican donor to Senate GOP: Remove marriage penalty or risk alienating voters Hillicon Valley: Facebook bans ads from pro-Trump PAC | Uber reports big drop in revenue | US offers M reward for election interference info MORE (R) Wednesday night accused members of the media of shielding her opponent in the Arizona Senate race, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D).

"This just goes to show you that she's Chuck SchumerChuck SchumerWhite House officials, Democrats spar over legality, substance of executive orders Schumer declines to say whether Trump executive orders are legal: They don't 'do the job' Schumer: Idea that 0 unemployment benefit keeps workers away from jobs 'belittles the American people' MORE's top recruit and with a lot of money, with TV ads, millions and millions of dollars, she's been able to fool a lot of people," McSally told Fox News's Sean Hannity, when asked why the Senate race was so tight in a traditionally red state.

 

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Hannity referred to a number of Sinema's past statements that McSally has used to attack her, including jokingly calling Arizona "the meth lab of democracy."

"They're not aware of those things, unless they're watching you're show, which I'm grateful that you keep bringing it up," McSally told Hannity.

"But the Arizona media has been protecting her and so she's coming across as something's she's not in the biggest political makeover of our history."

 

McSally and Sinema are neck and neck in the Arizona race to replace retiring Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeCheney clashes with Trump Sessions-Tuberville Senate runoff heats up in Alabama GOP lawmakers stick to Trump amid new criticism MORE (R), with RealClearPolitics showing Sinema up by an average of 0.7 points across polls.