Sen. Orrin Hatch unloaded on a “loudmouth” protester during Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings Tuesday; urging security to remove the demonstrator just seconds after he began speaking.
Hatch was addressing the Senate Tuesday morning when he was abruptly interrupted by a left-wing activist who demanded legislators “vote no” against President Trump’s pick to join the US Supreme Court.
"Mr. Chairman, I think we ought to have this loudmouth removed," Sen. Orrin Hatch says as another protester interrupts Brett Kavanaugh hearing. "We shouldn't have to put up with this kind of stuff." https://t.co/ehGe03ECIL pic.twitter.com/dWG7P9ovzN
— ABC News (@ABC) September 4, 2018
“Mr. Chairman, I think we ought to have this loudmouth removed,” said Hatch. “We shouldn’t have to put up with this kind of stuff.”
“I hope she’s not a law student,” he joked.
Watch Hatch’s comments above.
KAVANAUGH CHAOS: GOP Senators SLAM DEMS for Inciting ‘MOB RULE’ During Nomination
Leading GOP Senators slammed their Democratic colleagues Tuesday morning after several prominent legislators routinely interrupted Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley; accusing the lawmakers of inciting “mob rule” during the Supreme Court confirmation process.
Senators Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, and others repeatedly harassed Grassley within seconds of his opening statement, with dozens of protesters screaming “Vote NO” as the leading Democrats urged an indefinite postponement of the hearings.
“This is the first confirmation hearing subject to mob rule,” said Sen. Cornyn.
“Judge Kavanaugh is one of the most qualified nominees – if not the most qualified nominee – I have seen,” said Grassley after an hour of interruptions and protests.
Read the full story at Fox News.
BOOKER BACKLASH: RNC Chair RIPS ‘Pathetic’ Cory Over Kavanaugh Hearings
Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel unloaded on Sen. Cory Booker Tuesday, slamming the New Jersey legislator for using “crocodile tears” to fundraise off President Trump’s pick to join the Supreme Court.
McDaniel blasted Booker hours after Brett Kavanaugh arrived at the US Capitol to kick-start his Senate confirmation process; saying the left-wing lawmaker was using the public hearings to raise funds for his campaign.
“Cory Booker is using his crocodile tears as a ploy to raise money. It’s pathetic,” she tweeted.
Cory Booker is using his crocodile tears as a ploy to raise money. It’s pathetic.https://t.co/gIeUBAzHj6
— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) September 4, 2018
Booker and his fellow liberal Senators dragged their feet during the opening hours of Kavanaugh’s hearings Tuesday; urging Chair Chuck Grassley to postpone the proceedings until they had more time to review the nominee’s court records.