Sen. Tim Scott Stuns the Senate Floor by Reading His Hate Mail — ‘I Left Out All The Ones That Used The N-Word’
BY HALEY BYRD
Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) stunned his colleagues and viewers with a passionate speech about why he supported Jeff Sessions for Attorney General prior to the final vote on Wednesday.
Perhaps the most memorable portion of the speech came when Scott read some of his hate mail aloud, much of which came from individuals who expressed their discontent with his decision to vote for Sessions' confirmation.
“You are a disgrace to the black race,”one Twitter user wrote. Scott informed listeners that he “left out all the ones that used the N-word.” He pointed out a discrepancy between liberal ideology and how he had been treated by liberals leading up to the vote:
“You see, what I'm surprised by, just a smidgeon, is that the liberal left that speaks and desires for all of us to be tolerant does not want to be tolerant of anyone that disagrees with where they are coming from.”
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