Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested that the allegations levied against him were a part of revenge campaign led by the left during his opening testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
“This is destroyed my family and my good name. A good name built up through decades of very hard work and public service at the highest levels of the American government. This whole two-week effort has been a calculated and orchestrated political hit,” he began.
“Fueled with apparent pent-up anger about President Trump and the 2016 election, fear that has been unfairly stoked about my judicial record, revenge on behalf of the Clintons and millions of dollars in money from outside left-wing opposition groups. This is a circus,” Kavanaugh continued.
The judge added, “The consequences will extend long past my nomination. The consequences will be with us for decades. This grotesque and coordinated character assassination will dissuade confident and good people of all political persuasions from serving our country.”
Kavanaugh also accused the Democrats of “lying in wait” with the allegations in the event it looked like he would get confirmed.
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