The View Clashes Over Kavanaugh Allegations: Timing of Letter is ‘Very Political’

The hosts of The View kicked off the show today by addressing the big news about Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who came forward accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

The Supreme Court nominee issued a statement Monday vociferously denying the allegation.

Sunny Hostin said Ford should be heard because her allegations are “very credible” and “extremely important.”

Joy Behar noted how Ford took a lie detector test and said Republicans are pushing Kavanaugh’s nomination through because they’re worried about how the midterms would turn out.

Abby Huntsman said she didn’t like the politics surrounding this, pointing to how Dianne Feinstein received the letter in July and saying, “It seems as if the Democrats put this in a drawer and said, ‘This is big and this is going to benefit us is if we use the time perfectly.”

Goldberg noted that Ford had asked Feinstein to keep the letter confidential and “we don’t know who leaked.” She also said “the Democrats couldn’t win with this one” no matter when this allegation came out.

Huntsman questioned why the allegation, even if Ford did not want to come forward, was not brought up at all, saying again, “I find the timing very political.”

Watch above, via ABC.

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