In Trump News, Trump Scoffs at Ford’s Testimony

In Trump News today, Donald Trump scoffed at Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony. He Proceeded to poke fun at her inability to remember specific details about the alleged assault from Brett Kavanaugh.

Earlier in Trump News, Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to become an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Stated on July 9th, 2018 by Donald Trump. This would fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Anthony Kennedy.

Ford alleged that Judge nominee Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her in the early 1980’s when they were both teens. As a result, the confirmation proces to appoint Kavanaugh has been delayed while the FBI investigates the sexual misconduct allegations.

Several articles report in Trump news

Articles stated that Trump derided Ford’s testimony. He stated over and over again, “I don’t remember” to the asking of questions like, “How did you get home?”, “How did you get there?”, “Where is the place?”, “Was it upstairs, or downstairs?”, “What neighborhood was it in”. Trump repeated “I don’t know, I don’t know, I don’t know” as Ford’s response to the questions.

Few reactions to Trump’s comments

Ford’s lawyer, Michael R. Bromwich, called Trump’s comments “vicious, vile and soulless” and doubled down on how attacks such as the president’s are why sexual assault survivors rarely come forward.

Addressing Trump news, Peter Alexander, an NBC News national correspondent, said a White House official defended President Trump’s scoffing comments.  The crowd cheered and clapped when Trump asserted that Kavanaugh’s life is being “shattered” by “evil people.”

Further in Trump news, Cory Booker Democrat with New Jersey, on the Senate Judiciary Committee stated, “This is not a partisan moment, this is a moral moment in our nation. We do not have to have this vote today. We can correct from the mistakes of the past in this nation.”