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McSally was "mortified" reporting her rape

During a hearing on sexual assault in the military earlier this week, Sen. Martha McSally revealed she had been raped by a superior officer while serving in the Air Force. The military branch has since apologized to the 26-year veteran. In her first TV interview since the freshman Arizona Republican opened up about her painful past, she tells "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell about the dramatic lows she says she experienced after the assault and why she's breaking her silence now.


Sen. McSally opens up after revealing assault

The Air Force is apologizing to a U.S. senator who revealed during a public hearing on military sexual assault that she is a survivor of it. Arizona Republican Martha McSally, America's first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, served in the Air Force for more than two decades. She said Wednesday that sexual abuse nearly forced her to quit. "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell spoke with the senator just after she told that intensely personal story. To watch their extended conversation, tune in to "CBS This Morning" on Friday, March 8.

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