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Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats gave a global platform 11 days ago to Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of forcibly groping her and trying to undress her when they were both teenagers. She testified under oath but Kavanaugh denied these claims, putting the pressure on US senators to decide if he was qualified for the job.

"The way they (Democrats) behaved was absolutely atrocious.the way they conducted themselves, the way they dealt with a high-level, brilliant, going to be a great justice of the Supreme Court, the way they really tortured him and his family.it was a disgrace.it was one of the most disgraceful performances I have ever seen", the President said.

Mr Kavanaugh returned to the White House for a televised appearance on Monday (local time) with Mr Trump less than a month before pivotal congressional elections.

"I'm very focused on the here and now, which is that all these angry women, mainly, out there who saw what was going on and how the Senate was not able to deal with the entire issue of sexual assault", she said.

EDITOR'S NOTE - Julie Pace has covered the White House and politics for The Associated Press since 2007.

"As long as I've been following the court, the major way to think about the court is in terms of who is the swing justice", said former George W. Bush Solicitor General Paul Clement at a Supreme Court discussion in September.

But Democrats say the anger displayed by scores of protesters on Capitol Hill, many of them women, will have a long-term impact.

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Republicans, who controlled the Senate when Obama nominated Garland, said at the time that a choice for the open slot for Supreme Court justice should wait until after the 2016 election.

Brett Kavanaugh ascended to the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday over the widespread objections of women across the country - and one of his first actions was to install an all-female staff.

Dubbed "Breaking News", the ad envisions a report on a ruling in 2019 or 2020 in which Justice Kavanaugh casts the "deciding vote" in a 5-4 decision that guts Obamacare. Democrats point to the flood of women who have spoken out about their own assaults following Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Speaking at the International Association of Chiefs of Police's annual convention in Orlando, Florida, Trump said that he saw Kavanaugh as a "flawless" nominee.

In August, a CNN/SSRS poll found that Brett Kavanaugh was the most unpopular Supreme Court nominee in modern American history, with 40 percent of Americans opposing his nomination, and only 37 percent supporting it. "That's the only thing I remember, '" Trump said at the event, impersonating Ford. "I think that the MS speech had great impact", he said, calling it "a very important thing".

The small businessman from Hartford gained 276 new contributors Friday, Saturday and Sunday, many of whom he said have been energized by the 50-to-48 vote to confirm Kavanaugh Saturday in the GOP-controlled Senate.

"It was all made up", Trump said. "So I haven't heard him say that again to me, but I think he still believes it", Trump said. "I had never been more [angry] in my life". He also blamed "evil" people for putting Kavanaugh in a "disgraceful situation" during his confirmation process.


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