U.S. President Donald Trump has blasted the second girl to accuse U.S. Supreme Court docket nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, suggesting that she was “inebriated” and “all tousled” in the course of the alleged incident, at the same time as he took goal at Democrats for working a “con sport” to dam the nomination.
Seated subsequent to Colombian President Ivan Duque at United Nations headquarters in New York, Trump repeatedly hailed Kavanaugh as a “high-quality individual” and forged aspersions on each the ladies who’ve accused him of sexual assault.
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“I imply, expenses come up from 36 years in the past which might be completely unsubstantiated?” Trump stated, earlier than turning to Duque and saying, “You, watching this because the president of an excellent nation, Colombia, you should say ‘How is that this potential?’”
Trump then turned his ire in direction of second accuser Deborah Ramirez, who informed the New Yorker that Kavanaugh thrust his penis into her face with out her consent at a home social gathering throughout their Yale College days.
“She stated, ‘Nicely it may not be him’ and ‘There have been gaps’ and he or she was completely inebriated and all tousled and he or she doesn’t understand it was him nevertheless it would possibly’ve been him,” Trump stated earlier than including sarcastically, “Oh gee, let’s not make him a Supreme Court docket choose due to that?”
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Trump added that Democrats had been inept at the whole lot apart from obstructing Republicans’ work and leveling false allegations at them, and expressed concern that the Kavanaugh saga would possibly dissuade individuals from pursuing careers in public service.
“Who’s going to wish to go earlier than the system to be a Supreme Court docket choose or a choose or perhaps a politician?” he stated.
Kavanaugh and his first accuser Christine Blasey Ford are set to testify concerning the allegations earlier than a Senate panel on Thursday morning. There are at the moment no plans for Ramirez to testify.
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A 3rd girl is predicted to make public her accusations towards Kavanaugh, in keeping with lawyer Michael Avenatti, who additionally represents porn actress Stormy Daniels.
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