'I had one beer, right?': Trump mocks Brett Kavanaugh accuser's testimony

'I had one beer, right?': Trump mocks Brett Kavanaugh accuser's testimony

'I had one beer, right?': Trump mocks Brett Kavanaugh accuser's testimony

Julie Swetnick, represented by porn star lawyer Michael Avenatti, claims she saw Kavanaugh "waiting his turn" to gang-rape girls at high school parties after spiking the punch to, you know, make the raping easier. Grassley said he was reminded of the 1991 testimony of then-Judge Clarence Thomas, who told the committee that the hearing into sexual harassment allegations from Anita Hill amounted to a "high-tech lynching". "How'd you get there?"

"President Trump went through a factual rendition that I didn't particularly like and I would tell him to knock it off", Graham said, "You're not helping".

He added: "How did you get there?" I don't remember. Where was the place? I don't remember. How many years ago was it?

Concerns: Murkowski has been closely guarded about her opinions on Kavanaugh, but as one of the few Republican senators who supports abortion rights, how the judge might rule on abortion access and the future of the Affordable Care Act have been key issues for her.

"I guess I want to say, 'Thank you, '" Walsh said.

Trump has "taken the bait and gone out and directly tweeted at her, " Kilmeade said, worrying that attacking Newman would only help her sell more copies of her book. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., about whether he had ever blacked out from drinking not by answering the question but by asking the senator if she had ever blacked out.

"Judging from the success of Mr. (Ron) DeSantis in Florida, in winning the Republican (gubernatorial) nomination for Florida after Mr. Trump endorsed him on Twitter, the president's endorsement is expected to work in Mrs. Hyde-Smith's favor", Merivaki wrote in an e-mail.

"Is it any wonder that she was terrified to come forward, and that other sexual assault survivors are as well?" he added.

The man who has been named as a witness to the alleged incident between Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and professor Christine Blasey Ford in the early 1980s has been interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to his lawyer.

Ford's lawyers said it is "inconceivable" that the FBI could conclude its investigation, which could happen as early as Wednesday, without interviewing either her, Kavanaugh or all of the other witnesses whose names she has provided.


Mr Trump was in MS yesterday looking to use his influence to sway the outcome of a low-profile election that could tip the balance of the Senate. That's a very, very hard standard.

"You could be somebody that was flawless your entire life and somebody could accuse you of something - doesn't necessarily have to be a woman - but somebody could accuse you of something and you're automatically guilty".

Trump continued: "Think of your son".

The fight over Kavanaugh has also sparked passionate debate with voters across the country.

In his warning, Mr Trump echoed some of his allies. Or young men. Or middle-aged men. I don't even know him.

But, he added, numerous other accusations endangering Kavanaugh's nomination amounted to "college kids acting like many college kids". He poked fun at Ford's recollection of details about the episode, including how much she drank and where the party was located.

As the Senate Judiciary Committee vote is now on pause pending an FBI investigation into Kavanaugh, this is probably the worst thing Trump could have done to help his case. Sen.

The FBI will pass its findings to the White House, which will give them to the Senate.

The White House noted that Kavanaugh wasn't arrested or charged, and mocked the incident as irrelevant.

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