Former Obama White Home official Jen Psaki, showing on CNN’s “State of the Union,” derided Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, as a “pretend” feminist for her assist of Brett Kavanaugh, who was confirmed to the Supreme Courtroom on Saturday amid allegations of sexual assault.
Collins was thought of a key swing-vote till she confirmed her assist for Kavanaugh throughout a flooring speech on Friday.
“(Collins) struck a nerve to me in what she mentioned and the way she voted, as a result of that’s political cowardice,” Psaki mentioned on the Sunday broadcast. “That’s any individual who’s pretending to be a feminist however that may be a pretend feminism.”
You possibly can’t say any individual is credible after which utterly query their story.
Kavanaugh was finally nominated to the Supreme Courtroom late Saturday by a slim 50-48 margin, regardless of allegations that he dedicated sexual assault towards Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor, within the early 1980s. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations.
“You possibly can argue Democrats mishandled issues, they actually did,” Psaki added. “However that is a few lady who’s accusing somebody of sexual assault, one thing that always many, many ladies don’t come ahead to do.”
Collins referred to as Ford credible however mentioned there was not sufficient proof to corroborate her claims. Psaki mentioned that individuals who fear concerning the accused miss the larger subject that girls face.
“It’s more likely that girls maintain again and so they don’t put these accusations ahead that they don’t. That’s the subject on this nation, not being falsely accused,” Psaki mentioned. “You possibly can’t say any individual is credible after which utterly query their story.”