Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accusers in Shocking Rant at UN: Second Accuser ‘Has Nothing,’ ‘Was Drunk’
While at the United Nations following his speech to the General Assembly on Monday, President Donald Trump took a few questions, including about Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the allegations of sexual assault against him, when he went off about the accusations and the accusers.
Earlier Tuesday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders indicated the White House would be open to hearing from second accuser Deborah Ramirez at Thursday’s hearing. But at the U.N. Trump was less receptive.
As he and other Republicans have said before, Trump today said that “a con game being played by the Democrats” with regard to the accusations against his nominee Kavanaugh. He also specifically took several shots at Ramirez,
“Now a new charge comes up and she said well it might not be him, and there were gaps and said she was totally inebriated, and she was all messed up. And she doesn’t know if it was him, but it might’ve been him. Oh, gee, let’s not make him a Supreme Court judge because of that,” said Trump of Ramirez. “This is a con game being played by the
Asked then about the possibility of Ramirez testifying, Trump continued.
“The second accuser has nothing,” he said. “The second accuser doesn’t even know, she thinks maybe it could have been him, maybe not. She admits that she was drunk. She admits time lapses, there were time lapses. This is a person, and this is a series of statements that’s going to take one of the most talented, one of the greatest intellects from a judicial standpoint in our country going to keep him off the United States Supreme Court.”
“I said something this morning, he has a chance to be one of the greatest justices ever in the United States Supreme Court,” Trump continued. “What a shame, and what a shame.”
He also said the Democrats ‘know he’s high quality” and that they’re “winking at each other.”
Watch the clip above, courtesy of Fox News.
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