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‘When You Get In The Arena, You Get Arrows’: Sen. Britt Responds To Backlash From SOTU Response

Alabama Republican Sen. Katie Britt responded on Fox News Friday to the “arrows” thrown at her after delivering the Republican Party's response to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address.

Britt appeared on “Hannity” Thursday night to discuss his rebuttal of Biden's SOTU, in which he criticized Biden's policies that have affected the country's economy, borders and foreign affairs. However, after Britt's speech, the Alabama senator received massive backlash from both Democrats and Republicans over her speech, with some saying she was missing the point with Republican voters. (Related: Megyn Kelly slams Katie Britt's 'absolutely disgusting' SOTU rebuttal: 'I don't know what FI saw')

“I hope you don't read social media, because when you do something big like last night, it can be brutal. Welcome to my everyday world. My advice Don't ever read that,” Hannity said.

Britt told the Fox host that the backlash was “worth it” because she was “fighting” for the American people. The Alabama senator continued to point out how “hard-working families” need to fight in Washington, D.C., and accused Biden of appearing “isolated” from voters.

“Sean, last night I called on people to come into the arena. When you enter the arena, you will get an arrow. THey, it can be thrown, but it's It's only valuable when you're fighting For the American people.when you… I'm fighting to make sure A hardworking family just like you You said this in your last segment. They can see that they have. be the voice of things Worried — what they are worried about. About that — we're actually talking about them. Twhat we talk about around us My Kitchen Table Joe Biden It seems to be separated from The reality is, and someone needs to do it. Please bring him back soon,” Britt replied.

CNN panelist Alyssa Farrah Griffin responded to Britt's speech Thursday night, saying the woman's support was “unpopular” because it put the senator in the kitchen. Similarly, Outkick columnist Mary Kathryn Hamm told a Fox News anchor on Friday that Britt's response “could have been more effective” if it had been less “second-tier.” he said.

Many on social media reacted similarly to Britt's speech, criticizing the senator for missing an opportunity to reach out to voters. Internet personality Colin Rugg denounced the speech as a “disaster” and questioned why the Republican Party had not decided to reach out to other “talent”.

Charlie Kirk, founder of Turning Point USA, said: post X (formerly Twitter) said the speech was unnecessary and criticized her for making it sound like she was “hosting a cooking show.”Conservative commentator Ann Coulter weighed As for Britt's rebuttal, he wrote that the senator “soaked the speech in estrogen.”

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