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Sen. Martha McSally Coming Forward About Her Rape Could be a Watershed Moment For Republican Women



by Emily Stewart

Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ), a former Air Force pilot who was the first American woman to fly in combat, said that she was sexually assaulted while in the military during a Senate hearing on Wednesday.

McSally said she was “preyed upon and raped by a superior officer” in a prepared statement during a Senate Armed Services subcommittee hearing on sexual assault in the military.

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