Trump Defends Kavanaugh In Wild Press Conference

President Trump speaks during a United Nations Security Council briefing in New York on Wednesday. Trump said that China is attempting to interfere in the 2018 midterm congressional elections and alleged Beijing seeks to help his opponents. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Jeenah Moon

President Trump on Wednesday mounted a fierce defense of Brett Kavanaugh during a rare solo news conference where he forcefully denied the misconduct accusations against his embattled Supreme Court nominee.

Trump called Kavanaugh “one of the highest quality people I’ve ever met” and reiterated his belief that those who have come forward against the judge are making “false accusations.”

Trump lashed out repeatedly at Democrats, calling the women’s allegations part of “a big, fat con job” being played by the party to prevent him from putting a conservative judge on the Supreme Court.

“These are all false to me,” he said of the accusations.

Read more at The Hill.



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