There are 4 weeks until election day and Heidi Heitkamp has 4 major questions surrounding her opposition to Brett Kavanaugh, and North Dakotans deserve answers.
- Why did Heitkamp make a campaign ad before she viewed the FBI report?
- Did Heitkamp film the ad out of state, or did she film it before she told North Dakotans her position?
- Does Heitkamp agree with her colleagues that Brett Kavanaugh should be impeached?
- Why does she say she doesn’t believe Kavanaugh in her ad, but she told local media “that doesn’t mean I don’t believe him“?
On the day of her announcement, Heitkamp said “anyone who made this decision prior to the completion of the FBI report … did so prematurely.” Yet she clearly filmed the ad before she viewed the report. Here’s the full timeline:
Thursday, October 4th
11:07am– Heitkamp concludes viewing the FBI report:
1:29pm– Heitkamp announces her opposition to Kavanaugh:
5:06pm- Report released where Heitkamp tells reporters “anyone who made this decision prior to the completion of the FBI report … did so prematurely:”
Friday, October 5th
12:14pm- Heidi Heitkamp sends the campaign ad to the television studios. Anchor Chris Berg has the latest: