On Monday night, Brett Kavanaugh was ceremonially sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice and it couldn’t have been a more touching moment.
Before getting things started, Trump did something that no other president would have the courage to do. He looked in the camera and offered up an apology to Brett Kavanaugh on behalf of our country.
President Trump apologizes to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his family for "the terrible pain and suffering he has been forced to endure" during his confirmation process at Kavanaugh's swearing-in ceremony https://t.co/ykmBslj0Kt pic.twitter.com/56ZreUt5wm
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) October 8, 2018
From The Daily Caller:
“I would like to begin tonight’s proceeding differently than perhaps any other event of such magnitude. On behalf of the nation, I want to apologize to Brett and the entire Kavanaugh family for the terrible pain and suffering you have been forced to endure,” Trump said, adding, “those who stepped forward to serve our country deserve a fair and dignified evaluation. Not a campaign of political and personal destruction based on lies and deception. What happened to the Kavanaugh family violates every notion of fairness, decency and due process.”
The president turned to Kavanaugh and flatly declared “I must state that you, sir, under historic scrutiny were proven innocent.”
This was absolutely the right move from our president.
Our disgusting mainstream media and dishonest Democrat politicians should be ashamed of themselves for what they did to Brett Kavanaugh.
They aren’t ashamed though. They are proud of it.
From Fox News:
In a social media post on Saturday, a writer for CBS’s “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” seemingly celebrated the damage done to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s reputation during his bruising and bitterly partisan confirmation battle.
“Whatever happens, I’m just glad we ruined Brett Kavanaugh’s life,” the writer, Ariel Dumas, posted on Twitter. Dumas later briefly made her account private, preventing others from viewing her posts without her approval.
Her tweet came as the Senate confirmed Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court by a 50-48 vote, with Republicans saying that the several allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct brought against him simply lacked sufficient corroboration and credibility.