President Trump defended Justice Brett Kavanaugh against assault allegations, telling reporters that he was certain his accuser Christine Blasey Ford named the wrong person in a hearing last week in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Ford identified Kavanaugh as the person who she says assaulted her at a high school party in 1982, which Kavanaugh denied.
The president made the remarks on Air Force One on the way to Kansas for a campaign event.
“I’m a hundred percent. I’m a hundred percent. I have no doubt. The FBI has done an excellent job. They went through and they went through it seven times. The FBI went through seven investigations and they did a very thorough job, excellent job. And you know the other thing we know about life: if there were any problems it would have happened over the last 25 or 30 years during his professional life,” the president said referencing background checks Kavanaugh has gone through during his judicial career.
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