Trump calls Kavanaugh testimony powerful, calls for Senate vote

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Raw Story—U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday reiterated his full backing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday, praising as powerful his testimony in a Senate hearing denying a university professor’s accusation that he sexually assaulted her 36 years ago. “Judge Kavanaugh showed America exactly why I nominated him. His testimony was powerful, honest, and riveting,” Trump said in Twitter post. “The Senate must vote!,” he added. Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Lisa Lambert

Trump calls Kavanaugh testimony powerful, calls for Senate vote. U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday reiterated his full backing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday, praising as powerful his testimony in a Senate hearing denying a university professor's accusation that he sexually assaulted her 36 years ago.