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Booker touts “Spartacus moment” about Kavanaugh documents
Mike Emanuel previews the final round of Kavanaugh hearings.
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is not Spartacus.
The Democrat back Thursday rowed from his much-mocked “I’m Spartacus” moment last week, the Supreme court has to hear the confirmation that says that he did not mean to compare, the rebel slave.
But he also did not Express regret about his theatrical behavior.
“It doesn’t take away from the larger point, and once again, all of this is about the larger point. We have some documents concealed from the public that should not have been hidden from the public.”
– Sen. Cory Booker
“It doesn’t take away from the larger point, and once again, all of this is about the larger point. We have some documents concealed from the public that should not have been hidden from the public,” Booker said in an interview with the hill.
“After I was threatened with expulsion, and has challenged my character, I was very happy that colleagues stepped up to colleagues to colleagues,” Booker. “In fact, I think that [democratic sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois] said that, if you throw him in the pit, I want to be in the pit with you.”
Booker, a potential 2020 presidential election, candidate, was ridiculed after threatening to defy the Senate rules and release what he thought were confidential documents about Kavanaugh’s past. “This is about the closest I’m going to said they probably ever in my life to a” I am Spartacus “moment”, he at that time.
After Booker ‘ s dramatic Declaration, it was revealed that he had already the approval for the transfer of the E-Mails.
CLARENCE THOMAS MOCKS CORY BOOKER’S ‘SPARTACUS’ CLAIM, SAYS THEATRICS HURT THE PROCESS
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, one of the conservative members of the high court, took a swipe at Booker in an interview that aired on C-SPAN, said the senator of the state of New Jersey, the behavior undermines the confirmation process.
From last week, justice Clarence Thomas: “with Honor – if we could spread the word about more people in public life, people, actually, at the end of the hearings, instead of ‘Spartacus’…”
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“Honour value – when, we could spread the word about more people in public life, people who actually have the questions in hearings, instead of ‘Spartacus,'” said Thomas, prompting loud laughter in the audience.
He criticized Booker and other Democrats trying to score political “points” are looking for “cute” and be on TV, instead of helping place the country in a “better shape, morally, structurally, than we found it.”
Thomas’ comments do not appear to be Booker. “It is not important to me. I haven’t seen it. I’m not going to comment on that,” he said.
As for the ridicule followed about his performance, he remains limitless. “I said, able to laugh along with other people,” senator. “Senators say things that are funny, whatever.”
Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.