WATCH: Hirono Votes ‘Hell No’ On Confirming Barrett, Appears To Storm Out


During the vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday evening, Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono (HI) cast her vote as a “hell, no” before appearing to storm out.

“I’d like to vote, hell, no,” Hirono says (see video clip, below).

As reported by The Daily Wire, Barrett was confirmed by a majority of U.S. Senators with a glaring lack of bipartisanship coming from Senate Democrats.

“Barrett was confirmed on a 52-48 vote with only Republicans voting to confirm her. One Republican, Susan Collins (ME), voted against Barrett which comes as she is in the middle of a tough re-election campaign and her ‘no’ vote would ultimately not alter the outcome,” The Daily Wire noted.

During the hearings for Barrett that preceded the vote on Monday, Hirono raised eyebrows by asking the mother of seven if she ever engaged in the sexual assault or harassment of anyone, though the judge has never been accused of such misconduct. 

“Since you became a legal adult, have you ever made unwanted requests for sexual favors, or committed any physical or verbal harassment or assault of a sexual nature?” Hirono asked Barrett.

“No, Senator Hirono,” Barrett answered.

“Have you ever faced discipline or entered into a settlement related to this kind of conduct?” questioned the Democrat. 

Again, Barrett said no. 

According to Fox News, Hirono said that she “asks those two questions of all nominees who come before committees on which she sits.”


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