President Bush Stands By Judge Kavanaugh Despite Allegations

Elias Hubbard
September 24, 2018

"Laura and I have known and respected Brett Kavanaugh for decades, and we stand by our comments the night Judge Kavanaugh was nominated: He is a fine husband, father, and friend - and a man of the highest integrity".

Kavanaugh now faces allegations of sexually assaulting a woman when they were both teenagers with the help of one of his friends from school. The judge's Senate confirmation hearings had been going fairly smoothly for him until the accusations by California college professor Christine Blasey Ford surfaced, implicating Kavanagh as being part of a sexist bro culture that has been described as a "free-for-all" party atmosphere "soaked" in alcohol. Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge, is accused of being his accomplice in the alleged act.

Both Kavanaugh and Judge have both vehemently denied Ford's allegations, which could derail Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. He uttered those fateful words during a speech in 2015 before adding, "That's been a good thing for all of us".

Coons, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Tuesday that he has "already heard enough" of the nominee's "extreme views on presidential power" and his understanding of the Constitution to justify a "No" vote on Kavanaugh.

Meanwhile: President Donald Trump says he feels "terribly" for Kavanaugh, Republicans say Monday is more or less it for Ford to share her story, and Anita Hill - who came forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Clarence Thomas in 1991 - says she hopes senators do better this time around.

Judge is the author of two memoirs, "Wasted" and "God and Man at Georgetown Prep".

The Post characterized Judge's depictions of the school as a "nest of debauchery" where the students chased girls and drank to excess.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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