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Trump’s Kavanaugh Apology Showed
True Presidential Leadership

The Federalist, by Mollie Hemingway

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 10/10/2018 12:32:29 PM

At Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s swearing-in ceremony at the White House on Monday night, Trump delivered prepared remarks praising the man and apologizing for what he went through before being elevated. “On behalf of our nation, I want to apologize to Brett and the entire Kavanaugh family for the terrible pain and suffering you have been forced to endure. Those who step 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,

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Mollie has a lot to say about this. She is always one of my must reads...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/10/2018 12:34:44 PM     (No. 11792106)

FTA:

What happened to the Kavanaugh family violates every notion of fairness, decency, and due process,” Trump said.

He went on to correctly note that in “our country, a man or woman must always be presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.” He turned to Kavanaugh’s young children and said, “Margaret and Liza, your father is a great man. He is a man of decency, character, kindness, and courage who has devoted his life to serving his fellow citizens. And now, from the bench of our nation’s highest court, your father will defend the eternal rights and freedoms of all Americans. You know that.”

Before former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy swore his former clerk in, Trump said it was “a beautiful moment which reminds us that freedom is a tradition passed down from generation to generation.”

The comments bothered liberals inside and outside of the media.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SALady, 10/10/2018 12:36:56 PM     (No. 11792110)

Amen!!!!

I thank God every day that Donald Trump is our president, and Brett Kavanaugh is on the Supreme Court!!!!!

The fact that those two things drive LIE-berals insane is just an extra added BONUS...


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Condor44, 10/10/2018 1:04:49 PM     (No. 11792158)

Ford is either one or two things, or both. Mentally unbalanced, or a LIAR!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bpl40, 10/10/2018 2:05:37 PM     (No. 11792198)

Just contrast with the horrible statement made yesterday by the Beast - no class, no decency, no shame.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Penney, 10/10/2018 3:03:10 PM     (No. 11792238)

The alphabet networks are too politicized by the lefty dems to even listen to the words of this President, much less report them along with his policy accomplishments. The President´s words are sincere and his approval rating continues to accelerate, while fewer & fewer believe the dem pols & their medias´ continuing socialist-propagandized script.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/10/2018 4:28:51 PM     (No. 11792307)

It was a brilliant political move by DJT, and was the right thing to do.
George H.W. Bush should have done the same with Clarence Thomas.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: wendybird, 10/10/2018 7:11:17 PM     (No. 11792452)

It is beyond comprehension that so many people absolutely despise Trump. What is their cause for this anger? It is much worst than traditional “racism” based on race, color or origin, which has all but disappeared in our country.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 10/11/2018 4:12:48 AM     (No. 11792738)

I agree with his sentiment, but the fact is you cannot "apologize on behalf of the American people". Obviously - half of them want Kavanaugh publicly castrated. You can´t really even apologize on behalf of liberals, or anyone else. Claiming to speak for others is a really bad habit among politicians.

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