President Trump weighed-in Monday on allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding his Supreme Court nominee, saying Judge Kavanaugh is “one of the finest people” he’s ever known and the government will “go through a process” to make sure “everything is just right” before his confirmation.
The President was speaking with reporters at the White House when he was asked to comment on Kavanaugh’s nomination process; adding he wished Sen. Feinstein had released the information “a lot sooner.”
Trump calls Kavanaugh “one of the finest people that I’ve ever known” who’s “never had even a little blemish on his record,” adding “we want to go through a full process” #tictocnews pic.twitter.com/82NTLcDJPz
— TicToc by Bloomberg (@tictoc) September 17, 2018
“Judge Kavanaugh is one of the finest people that I’ve ever known […] Never even had a little blemish on his record,” said Trump.
“He is somebody very special, At the same time we want to go through a process, we want to make sure everything is just right. I wish the Democrats could have done this a lot sooner, because they had this information for many months, and they shouldn’t have waited,” he added.
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.
BOOKER EXPLODES: Cory Violates Senate Rules, LEAKS KAVANAUGH Email, Invites ‘Consequences’
Sen. Cory Booker openly defied Senate rules during Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing this week; announcing his plan to intentionally leak a prior email exchange from his time as a lawyer for President George W. Bush.
Booker exploded during Kavanaugh’s confirmation process over an email surrounding “racial profiling,” saying his office will publicly leak the message knowing it could result from a “potential ousting from the Senate.”
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) September 6, 2018
“When this process is finished I’m going to release the email about racial profiling. I understand that the penalty comes with potential ousting from the Senate,” said Booker.
“If Sen. Cornyn believes that I’ve violated Senate rules then I openly invite and accept the consequences,” he added.