Trump claims Kavanaugh allegations are 'Democrat hoax' in new attack
- Author: Jon Douglas Oct 09, 2018,
Oct 09, 2018, 2:33
She testified under oath but Kavanaugh denied these claims, putting the pressure on US senators to decide if he was qualified for the job. There is evidence that independent voters, especially women, in the suburbs have struggled with supporting Trump as president. "It was fabricated. And it's a disgrace", Trump said.
Trump also revealed that he believes a rally speech in which he mocked Christine Blasey Ford's Senate testimony had been a turning point for the nomination.
"It unleashed something inside me".
Over the weekend, Collins reiterated her claim on CNN's "State of the Union" that Ford was likely assaulted-but that she had somehow mis-remembered the perpetrator, both when she testified about the allegation in September and in 2012 when she spoke to a therapist about the experience.
The confirmation means Trump has succeeded in having his two picks seated on the court - tilting it decidedly to the right in a major coup for the Republican leader less than halfway through his term. "In my time on the bench, no federal judge - not a single one in the country - has sent more women law clerks to clerk on the Supreme Court than I have".
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, who led the fight for Kavanaugh's confirmation and for other conservative judges to lower courts, called the effort "the most important thing that the Senate and an administration of like mind. could do for the country".
Two years after Barack Obama won the presidency, so many liberal-leaning voters failed to show up during the midterm elections that Republicans took control of the US House. Some women in the gallery chanted, "Shame!" "I think we're all going to be very happy", he said.
The ominous ad from Protect Our Care skips a few steps in the legal fight and assumes GOP victory before the Supreme Court.
He said "radical Democrats" have become "an angry, left-wing mob" and "too risky and too extreme to govern". That's what they have become. Earlier this year, Pew published a staggering chart demonstrating how millennial women have largely abandoned the Republican Party.
With control of the House and Senate at stake on November 6, both parties have sought to channel anger over Kavanaugh.
And the judge has only grown more disliked in the weeks since.
Kavanaugh's nomination as a replacement for retiring justice Anthony Kennedy was controversial from the start. She is a graduate of Harvard University and Stanford University, according to the Washington Post.
Sen. Collins (R-ME) proved to be a crucial vote in the confirmation, even delivering a press conference to announce her decision to confirm Kavanaugh.
The first is that there should be no talk of impeaching Justice Kavanaugh-now or ever. Shouts of protesters disrupted the first few votes.