Trump's greatest hits from the United Nations press conference

Trump's greatest hits from the United Nations press conference

Trump's greatest hits from the United Nations press conference

President Trump attacked Brett Kavanaugh's second accuser Tuesday, saying she "has nothing" on the Supreme Court nominee and was "totally inebriated and all messed up" during a college party at which, she said, Kavanaugh exposed himself to her.

The comments came as Trump blasted the numerous accusations that have come against Kavanaugh in recent days and added that he would be watching the hearing where Dr. Christine Blasey Ford will testify on Thursday.

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a key vote to watch as the Senate considers Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, told reporters on Tuesday that an FBI investigation into the allegations against Kavanaugh "would sure clear up all the questions, wouldn't it?"

"The FBI told us they've investigated Judge Kavanaugh six times, five times, many times over the years".

Appearing to offer support for the deputy attorney general, Trump said Rosenstein told him that he did not discuss invoking the 25th Amendment previous year while offering to wear a wire to gather evidence of the president's erratic behavior following the abrupt dismissal of FBI Director James Comey.

In an upbeat but combative mood, the President's freewheeling event focused mainly on Kavanaugh, but also veered into topics as wide-ranging as trade and the role of Iraqi Kurds in the fight against ISIS (he labeled the reporter who inquired about that topic "Mr. Kurd").

Trump went on to describe "a very risky period in our country" that he said was being "perpetuated by some very evil people - some of them are Democrats".

"I like them a lot", Trump said. "What they've done to his family, what they've done to his children", Trump said.

"And they know it's a big, fat con job", he continued.

The judge, who is the US President's pick for fill the vacant Supreme Court seat, denies any wrongdoing.

Nevertheless, the president said that he was looking forward to Ford's testimony on Thursday, and that he might even reschedule his meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein so he can pay extra close attention to it.

Trump was largely incoherent in responding to questions about the sexual assault accusations against Kavanaugh, offering an undecipherable knot of lies and contradictions.

In a prepared written testimony shared by the committee on Wednesday, Kavanaugh repeated his denial of the allegations against him, accusing those who have come forward with accusations of "obvious character assassination". "I like him", Trump said of Kim. "And they go in to a room, and I guarantee you, they laugh like hell on what they pulled off on you and on the public, they laugh like hell".

Kavanaugh has denied all allegations of assault. "They expect this to be treated seriously and addressed promptly", McConnell said in a speech on the Senate floor.

"He said he never said it, he said he doesn't believe it", Trump said "He said he has a lot of respect for me, and he was very nice and we'll see". "And you understand that very well, John".

Kavanaugh appeared for his first on-camera interview about the allegations on Fox News Monday night in which he rejected them and defended himself with his wife, Ashley, by his side. "He developed a standard for judging this that everyone would want applied to them", Shah said.

"We're not getting along at all with their negotiators", Trump said, warning that the U.S. would soon go after Canadian auto imports.

Trump began his Tuesday address to the United Nations by ticking off a list of his administration's domestic accomplishments and statistics about the USA economy typical for a campaign rally in rural America but an unusual approach at the UN.

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