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FACT CHECK: Stephen King Claims That Susan Collins Was Silent On ‘Unfair’ Treatment Of Merrick Garland

Author Stephen King said in a tweet that Republican Sen. Susan Collins was “silent” about the “unfair” treatment of Judge Merrick Garland, former President Barack Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court.

Stephen King
“On the unfair way Merrill [sic] Garland was treated, Susan Collins was silent,” King tweeted Oct. 6.

Verdict: False

Collins called for a hearing on Garland many times in 2016 and publicly disagreed with Republican leaders who would not move forward on his nomination.

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