Chris Christie Clashes With Sunny Hostin on Kavanaugh: ‘Don’t Interrupt Me, Save That For The View’
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie clashed with ABC’s Sunny Hostin on Good Morning America today, as he sternly asked her to “save” her interruptions for The View.
The two were debating the credibility of Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser Christine Blasey Ford and her sexual assault allegations,
“In the end, you have to look at the totality of this guy’s life and circumstances and qualifications and you do have, I think, a burden of proof to defeat a nomination, especially when he’s from the majority party,” Christie argued. “That’s just the political reality of it. You have to sway people who would otherwise philosophically want to vote for him, that this is disqualifying, and I don’t think that yesterday carried that off.”
Hostin then noted that “sexual assault should never be a partisan issue.”
“It’s an issue of right and wrong and I think what’s terrible people are saying her testimony while credible isn’t corroborated,” Hostin said. “The reason it’s not corroborated is because the record is incomplete here and sex assault cases, we all know as lawyers and, especially you, Chris, as a former prosecutor, that sexual assaults generally don’t have corroborating eyewitnesses.”
She went on to call out Mark Judge, Kavanaugh’s high school friend who Ford named as a witness of his misconduct, and asked why he hasn’t been officially questioned yet.
“He does not corroborate [Ford’s story],” Christie argued, to which Hostin responded, “That’s not true. He doesn’t recall what happened.”
“There’s no corroboration here even though she named a witness,” the former governor added, before Hostin interjected to say that the Senate isn’t aware of the “truth” because no FBI investigation has been conducted.
“You can interrupt everybody else,” Christie shot back. “Don’t interrupt me this morning, save that for The View.”
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