President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Democrats of running a ‘con game’ in order to derail his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, and cast doubt on the credibility of the second woman to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.
TRUMP: “She was drunk”
President Trump on Tuesday casting doubt on the CREDIBILITY of the second woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct…
Trump saying the woman, Deborah Ramirez, admitted she had been drinking at the college party where she says Kavanaugh exposed himself ..and accused Democrats of using a “con game” to derail his bid for the Supreme Court…
“SHOULD SHE BE ALLOWED TO TESTIFY?”
“The second accuser has nothing.” “She admits that she was drunk. She admits time lapses.”
Trump accused Democrats of using a “con game” to derail Kavanaugh’s bid for the Supreme Court…
Republicans on Capitol Hill also questioning Ramirez’s story — even as many of them are being careful NOT to attack Kavanaugh’s first accuser — Christine Blabby Ford, who is due to testify.. along with Kavanaugh.. before a Senate panel on Thursday. Ford says Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a house party in the early 1980s when she was 15 years old.
In an interview Monday night with Fox News… Kavanaugh denied he had any sexual contact with either Ramirez or Blasey Ford.. … and Insisting that Ramirez — a classmate at Yale University– wasn’t sure of her story..
KAV on FOX: The New York Times said they could not corroborate this story and said that the person making the accusation had been calling around last week to other classmates, indicating her uncertainty about whether I had ever done such a thing.
But there are signs he may be losing ground with some key Republicans…
Senator Susan Collins of Maine.. said she thinks the second accuser should be questioned by the Senate under oath….
Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska also firing a warning shot — telling the New York Times that the central question at this point isn’t whether Kavanaugh is qualified for the high court — it’s whether women should be believed when they report sexual misconduct.
Thursday’s showdown before the Senate Judiciary Committee shaping up as a potential make or break moment in Kavanaugh’s bid to join the nation’s highest court.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell continues to say he’ll press ahead with a vote not matter what.