President Trump unloaded on his 2016 rival Tuesday during a joint press conference with US Ambassador Nikki Haley; slamming Hillary Clinton after she accused Trump of orchestrating a “political rally” surrounding Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
Trump was speaking with reporters alongside Haley when he was asked to comment on Clinton’s harsh rhetoric that claimed Kavanaugh’s confirmation “undermined the integrity” of the US Supreme Court.
Reporter: “What’s your response to Hillary Clinton saying last night’s swearing-in of Judge Kavanaugh was more a political event than it was a national event?”
President Trump: “I guess that’s why she lost. She doesn’t get it.”pic.twitter.com/dmS7Xdj1sl
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) October 9, 2018
“What’s your response to Hillary Clinton saying the swearing-in of Judge Kavanaugh was more of a political event than it was a national event?” asked one reporter.
“I guess that’s why she lost. She doesn’t get it. She never did, I knew that a long time ago. Hillary never got it. That’s why she lost,” said the Commander-in-Chief.
HILLARY GOES OFF: Clinton Says Kavanaugh Confirmation ‘UNDERMINES’ Supreme Court
Twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton weighed-in this week on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process; saying his appointment “undermines” the “integrity” of the US Supreme Court.
The former Secretary of State was speaking with CNN when she was asked to comment on Kavanaugh’s brutal battle to join the highest court in the country.
Hillary Clinton says that President Donald Trump staged a “political rally” at Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s ceremonial swearing-in that “further undermined the image and integrity of the court” https://t.co/Q3uEaEK3un pic.twitter.com/WK2pFAms1k
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) October 9, 2018
“What was done in the White House was a political rally. It further undermined the image and integrity of the court, that troubles me greatly. It saddens me because our beautiful system has been used as one of the main pillars of our constitutional government,” said Clinton.
“I think, given our divides, it will pretty much fall predictably between those who are for and those who are against,” she added.
BAD EDUCATION: Minnesota Teacher Placed on 'PAID Leave’ After ‘Kill Kavanaugh’ Tweet
A teacher in Minnesota was placed ‘on paid leave’ earlier this week following a vicious tweet that urged liberal activists to “kill” President Trump’s newest appointment to the US Supreme Court.
The unnamed instructor took to Twitter Saturday just hours after the Senate voted to place Judge Brett Kavanaugh on the nation’s highest court, writing “So whose gonna take one for the team and kill Kavanaugh?”
“Over the weekend, the district has received a complaint regarding an employee,” said Mark A. Zuzek, the superintendent of Intermediate School District #917. “The employee has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.”
“Pursuant with the data practices act, we are limited to providing additional information regarding this matter,” he added.
A spokesperson for the FBI in Minneapolis confirmed Tuesday that the bureau is aware of the post and is actively investigating.
Read the full story at the Washington Post.