In an unprecedented move, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh appeared on Fox News to defend himself against sexual assault allegations.
“We talked with our Supreme Court reporter, who says that Clarence Thomas did an interview with People Magazine after his confirmation hearing and after he was confirmed. But this is the first time we’ve ever seen anything like this,” CNN’s Jake Tapper said on Monday’s show.
Political commentator, Symone Sanders said that Kavanaugh’s response shows that he might be guilty.
“This signals to me that Judge Kavanaugh thinks he’s in trouble,” she said. “He thinks he’s in so much trouble that it is in his best interest to go out there with a prebuttal before the American people —or at least the Fox News viewers.”
Sanders continued, “I think it’s telling that Dr. Ford has not run to the cameras. She is not running to People Magazine, Variety, or Vanity Fair. Her only incentive is to tell the truth. Frankly, this makes Judge Kavanaugh look real iffy.”
Watch the video below via CNN.
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“Unfortunately I did not take the time to proofread what was recorded," Stewart told the newspaper. "I absolutely did not say that. What I said is, and I don’t believe there has ever been a person of color murdered by police, on context to Temecula or Riverside County. I absolutely did not say ‘good.’ I have no idea how that popped up.”