Republican Senator Orrin Hatch told a group of women to “grow up” Thursday as hundreds of protesters converged on the Hart Senate Office Building in an attempt to stop Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.
The protesters arrived at the building, seemingly blocking off every floor and hallway Thursday afternoon as senators continued to review materials from an FBI investigation into allegations of assault against Kavanaugh.
“Why aren’t you brave enough to talk to us and exchange with us,” one woman is heard telling Hatch on a video of the incident that was posted on social media. As he walked into the elevator, Hatch can then be heard saying “when you grow up” and again waving his hand at the women.
“When I grow up? How dare you talk to women that way,” one woman yelled back as the crowd reacted with outrage to Hatch’s comment.
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