Sullivan & Cromwell partner Frank Aquila, who deleted his Twitter account after tweeting that White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders should “Rot in Hell,” has sent a firmwide apology, writing his “emotions got the best of me” and no woman “should be subjected to such animus.”

Sanders had tweeted that Sen. Lindsey Graham, who vigorously defended Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sexual assault allegations, “has more decency and courage than every Democrat member of the committee combined.” She added, “God bless him.”

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