[Ed. – Keeping it classy. Anybody can taunt a senator for warning that her staff has received threats against them, but it takes a real stand-up guy to delete the taunting tweet afterward.]
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) faced backlash on Wednesday after tweeting a mocking response to a story about threats being made against Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) and staff at her office in D.C. over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh and the allegation of sexual assault against him.
Swalwell was quote tweeting an article from The Hill detailing threats that were being made toward Collins and staff.
“My office has received some pretty ugly voicemails, threats, terrible things said to my staff,” Collins said in an interview with WVOM on Wednesday. …
In response, Swalwell tweeted “Boo hoo hoo” to the female senator.