Trump goes full conspiracy theorist, blames Kavanaugh protestors on George Soros

Astoria activist confronts Senator for supporting Supreme Court nominee

President Donald Trump once again took to Twitter Friday morning, this time to take a swipe at those on Capitol Hill who have protested against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

"Do you believe George Soros is behind all of this, paying these people to get you and your colleagues in elevators or wherever they can get in your face?"

On Thursday, several protesters who identified themselves as sexual assault survivors cornered Republican Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah and asked why he was backing Kavanaugh.

"Look at me when I'm talking to you!" she shouted. Moments later, Flake, much to the delight of his Democrat colleagues, called for a week's delay in Kavanaugh's vote to allow the FBI to investigate the allegations against him. Jeff Flake in the elevator last week - calling them paid professionals.

All three voted to push the nomination through.




Even so, the president's critics were quick to lash out at his tweet, with some even claiming that his remarks against Soros were "anti-Semitic". Shortly after Flake's confrontation with those women, he called for the FBI to reopen their background investigation to investigate the validity of the numerous sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh. Senator Steve Daines of Montana announced Thursday night that he has a scheduling conflict: his daughter is getting married Saturday in the western state and he plans to attend. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, for quickly vacating his seat in January in response to a string of sexual misconduct allegations and amid tremendous pressure from Democrats.

Trump suggested that the ordeal surrounding his nominee could boost Republicans in November's midterm elections.

Ahead of the cloture vote Friday, another complication for Republicans loomed. Chuck Grassley said the protests were "a reflection of the incivility of American society generally".

She said that if Mr Trump "wants to say I have a job where I advocate for justice, he is right".

"When I was talking to Flake in that moment, I was a woman", Archila said. "For the past two weeks, I have stood with thousands of incredible survivors, along with countless other organizations to fight this nomination".

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