Democratic Minnesota Sen. and presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar seemingly dismissed the ordeal of Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings by appealing to the fact that he got the job, during a Wednesday town hall on Fox News.
Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who accused him of sexual misconduct, testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee back in September.
Baier asked Klobuchar about former Democratic Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, who was forced to resign after allegations of misconduct came forward. (RELATED: Klobuchar Dodges Question On Impeachment)
“What about Brett Kavanaugh? Did he have due process when he was questioned by you in that committee? And did he have due process being innocent before proven guilty by Democrats in that process?” Baier asked.
“I’m only smiling because, like, he got a really good job out of the whole thing. Okay, he’s like on the Supreme Court of the United States. Yes, I think he did. We had a process, and that process was a hearing before the Senate. And that hearing went on and then new evidence came out and that was evidence from Dr. Blasey Ford, who even my colleagues on the other side of the aisle who supported Judge Kavanaugh and voted for him, said that she was credible. She came forward with her story,” Klobuchar answered.
She continued, “What bothered me is after my colleague said she was credible, then the next thing you hear is really this basic, political, I think, response. With Judge Kavanaugh basically, not just dissing her story, he has a right to put his story on, but basically politicizing the whole judiciary with how he acted.”
Klobuchar and Kavanaugh engaged in one of the most tense moments during the hearing when she asked him if he had ever blacked out from alcohol consumption. He responded by asking if she had ever done that.