McSally accuses Arizona media of 'protecting' Dem opponent Sinema

McSally accuses Arizona media of 'protecting' Dem opponent Sinema

Rep. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallySenate Republicans tested on Trump support after Mueller Trump gives nod to vulnerable GOP Sen. McSally with bill signing Embattled senators fill coffers ahead of 2020 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 SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerHillicon Valley: House Dems subpoena full Mueller report | DOJ pushes back at 'premature' subpoena | Dems reject offer to view report with fewer redactions | Trump camp runs Facebook ads about Mueller report | Uber gets B for self-driving cars Dem legal analyst says media 'overplayed' hand in Mueller coverage Former FBI official praises Barr for 'professional' press conference 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 FlakePollster says Trump unlikely to face 'significant' primary challenge Trump gives nod to vulnerable GOP Sen. McSally with bill signing Flake opens up about threats against him and his family MORE (R), with RealClearPolitics showing Sinema up by an average of 0.7 points across polls.