The junior senator from New Hampshire has joined the growing chorus in asking Rep. Akin to drop out of the Missouri U.S. Senate race.
Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) are both calling on Todd Akin to end his Missouri Senate bid. #MOSEN
— Z.L.S. (@ZLS_Politics) August 21, 2012
Piling on a pile? RT @jamiedupree: GOP PILES ON – Sen Kelly Ayotte R-NH: "Akin's comments are totally offensive..Akin should step aside now"
— The Stupendous Yappi ???????????? (@NASCARNAC) August 21, 2012
GOP PILES ON – Sen Kelly Ayotte R-NH: "Akin's comments are totally offensive…Akin should step aside now"
— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) August 21, 2012
Twitchy will continue to monitor this story.
Blunt, Talent, Ashcroft, and Danforth (1 current & 3 former Missouri senators) tell Akin to exit the race https://t.co/Zchw1Oet
— John McCormack (@McCormackJohn) August 21, 2012
— Mike O'Brien (@mpoindc) August 21, 2012
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is also calling on Akin to withdraw:
mitch mcconnell is being even more direct now telling akin to step aside. "sorry is not sufficient"
— Dana Bash (@DanaBashCNN) August 21, 2012