Fox News contributor Tomi Lahren on Wednesday said that she was “disappointed as a woman” in Dr. Christine Blasey Ford for coming forward with sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
During an appearance on Fox & Friends, Lahren accused Democrats of a “double standard” because they have not attacked Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) over allegations made by his ex-girlfriend. For his part, Ellison has denied the domestic assault accusations.
“The double standard is the only standard on the left,” Lahren opined. “I’m so sick and tired of sexual assault and abuse being used as a political football and being politicized. We’ve come to this point where we’re trying to overcorrect with the ‘Me Too’ movement and we’re taking accusations as truth, as Gospel.”
Fox News host Brian Kilmeade suggested that Ford’s accusations could not be trusted because the alleged incident happened decades ago.
“I think there is a huge difference between a couple of years ago and 36 years ago,” Kilmeade opined, “between physical evidence and reports and someone speculating what time and what year and what summer something happened.”
“When we’re talking about abuse, when we’re talking about sexual assault or harassment it needs to be taken seriously on both sides of the aisle,” she insisted. “But we need to have some common sense when we’re looking at these, case by case.”
“And what infuriates me so much about what’s happening with Judge Kavanaugh is this doesn’t seem like a true case of victimhood,” Lahren continued. “It seems more like a case of opportunity for political purposes that should never have a place in a political process.”
Lahren added: “It’s really disappointing to see it. As a woman, I’m disappointed to see other women using it in that way.”
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WATCH: Trump flees Bedminster press conference after reporter busts him for lying about veterans
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Trump began the press conference by falsely claiming credit for the Veterans Choice bill that was signed by President Barack Obama.
CNN fact-checker Daniel Dale has recorded Trump lying about the bill more than 140 times.
But this time, CBS News reporter Paula Reid challenged Trump on his lies.
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President Donald Trump accused Democrats of conspiring to steal an election at a hastily arranged news conference held at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster.
And angry Trump lashed out at Democrats for seeking to allow voting by mail in the November election.
Here's some of what people were saying about Trump's press conference, where he questioned if Democrats love America:
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed members of the Democratic Caucus on Saturday about the state of negotiations over the next coronavirus stimulus bill.
Luke Broadwater, a congressional correspondent for The New York Times, posted a thread about the call on Twitter, citing "sources on call."
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was also on the call, and reportedly blasted White House chief of staff Mark Meadows for the failure to reach a deal.
“Meadows, when John Boehner and Paul Ryan was Speaker, impeded every agreement they tried to make with us on must-pass legislation," Hoyer reported said.