Hirono: GOP Used 'Dog Whistles' on KBJ's Crime Record and Attacked Her for Being 'a Black Woman' Representing the Poor

On Thursday's broadcast of MSNBC's "The ReidOut," Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) stated that Republicans on the Judiciary Committee attacked Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for being "a black woman representing poor people" and that these statements, along with criticism of her record on sex crimes could be called "dog whistles."