Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume stated that the woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault is delaying her appearance in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to stall for the Democrats while on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Fox News Tuesday.
Hume was on the show minutes after Lisa Banks, Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyer, said she would not be testifying on Monday. (RELATED: Kavanaugh Accuser’s Lawyer Calls For Investigations Before Senate Hearing)
“It’s pretty transparent though, it all points in one direction — delay, delay, delay. Now we know, based on what we’ve been told at least, that Christine Blasey Ford was reluctant to come forward and was induced somehow to do so,” Hume stated. “Chuck Schumer was saying the other day that she should be able to come forward and whatever it is on her timetable to do so, but it looks to me like the Democrats managed to accelerate the timetable, perhaps not in her best interest.”
He continued, “The whole idea of this is to postpone the vote as long as possible. Obviously I think the Democrats had some hope that perhaps what they thought were explosive allegations would sink the nomination. That pretty clearly isn’t going to happen, at least at this stage. So then the second best thing to happen was to stall it as long as possible, and that is unmistakably, in my judgment, what this is all about.”
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