The White House is pushing back against allegations from a second woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, a shift from their handling of earlier accusations against Kavanaugh in which they focused more on defending their nominee.
Raj Shah, a White House spokesman, pointed to what he characterized as significant problems in the woman’s story, while the Republican National Committee (RNC), which works closely with President Trump, issued a memo highlighting “major holes” in her story.
Trump himself spoke out in defense of Kavanaugh ahead of meetings at the United Nations.
“Judge Kavanaugh is an outstanding person and I am with him all the way,” Trump said. “I think it could be … that this could be one of the single most unfair, unjust things to happen to a candidate for anything.”
Read more at The Hill.