McSally accuses Arizona media of 'protecting' Dem opponent Sinema

McSally accuses Arizona media of 'protecting' Dem opponent Sinema

Rep. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallyDemocrats' 2020 Achilles's heel: The Senate Democrats' 2020 Achilles's heel: The Senate Democratic challenger to Susan Collins announces Senate bid 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 SchumerDemocrats detail new strategy to pressure McConnell on election security bills Democrats detail new strategy to pressure McConnell on election security bills Ex-state senator in North Carolina enters race against Tillis 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.

 

ADVERTISEMENT

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 FlakeDemocrats needle GOP on standing up to Trump Democrats needle GOP on standing up to Trump Amash gets standing ovation at first town hall after calling for Trump's impeachment MORE (R), with RealClearPolitics showing Sinema up by an average of 0.7 points across polls.