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Trump feels terrible for Kavanaugh: He doesn’t deserve
President Trump defended Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, scolds Senate Democrats for sitting on the allegations of sexual misconduct by Christine Blasey Ford, expressing confidence in the Senate review.
President Trump reinforced his support Tuesday to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a sexual assault allegation, says he feels “terrible” for Kavanaugh and his family.
“I feel so bad for him that he has to go through this, to be honest,” Trump said at a joint press conference with the Polish President Mr Andrzej Duda. “I feel so bad for him. This is not a man who deserves it.”
Speaking from the East Room of the White house, Trump knocked out Democratic sen Dianne Feinstein for the wait until after the hearings to send the allegations to the FBI.
“This is what you have hearings,” he said. “You don’t have to wait until the hearing is over, and then suddenly you bring it up.”
Over the weekend, Christine Ford, a California-based professor, said Kavanaugh, while in high school, low note, tried to remove it from your bathing suit and put his hand over her mouth, screaming as she tried. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation.
Ford went public after Feinstein released a statement to the media last week and said she had forwarded information on Kavanaugh to the FBI. Feinstein, who received a letter from Ford in July, was criticized for not to go public with the past.
“Why didn’t you bring?” Trump said Feinstein. “Why don’t the Democrats bring it up then? Because they are disabled and because they resist. This is the name of your campaign against me. You resist, and you only hinder.”
The Senate judiciary Committee has planned a hearing for Monday for Kavanaugh and Prosecutor Ford answer questions from senators about the accusation, although it is unclear whether Ford accept the invitation. Thursday, the Committee vote on Kavanaugh, it was his nomination moved as a result.
“It is a shame, because this is a big gentleman,” Trump the controversy said.
But the President said he believed “we should go through a process of” examination of the allegations “should not be a little doubt.”
Kavanaugh continues to deny the allegations and says he is ready to testify, on the issue.
“I feel terrible for him, for his wife, an incredibly beautiful woman, and for his beautiful young daughters,” Trump said. “I feel terrible for you.”
The joint presser, came after a day of meetings with Duda, the President of Poland. Earlier, Trump said he was considering “very seriously”, a large U.S. troop presence in Poland.
Trump told reporters in the Oval Office, Poland was “ready to make a very important contribution to the United States and a presence in Poland.” The US President said it was “something we discuss.”
Disguise Russia’s increased military activity in the region, in Poland, it the 3,000 U.S. troops in Poland, which are updated on a rotating basis, to a larger, more permanent presence. A decision from the United States at the beginning of next year.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.