Internet mocks swing vote Senator Susan Collins after she says Trump SCOTUS nominee has assured her Roe Is settled law
Sen. Susan Collins, R-ME (Screen capture)

Senator Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine, has just announced Trump Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh told her Tuesday he agrees Roe v. Wade is settled law. Kavanaugh was chosen by The Heritage Foundation as one of about two dozen judges who will overturn the ruling that found women have a right to choose to have an abortion.

PBS NewsHour correspondent Lisa Desjardins breaks the news:

Collins, who says she is pro-choice, has a record of being both an occasional swing vote for Democrats and a very gullible conservative. With this statement she has just signaled Judge Kavanaugh may get her vote.

Sen. Collins earned extreme anger from Democrats last year after she voted for Trump's tax cuts for the rich bill, saying Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave her "ironclad" assurances he would pass legislation to stabilize ObamaCare premiums and forgo a $25 billion cut to Medicare. That legislation never even came to the floor.

Kavanaugh has a long history that Republicans are closely guarding, one that Democrats believe would not only expose his extremist leanings, but one that could expose him as having committed perjury during his 2006 confirmation hearings.

On social media some are attacking Collins: