Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his wife Ashley sat down with Martha McCallum to discuss unprovable allegations of sexual misconduct recently levied against him by two women.
“I’ve said it all along, and Ashley did too,” Kavanaugh said. “I want to be heard. I was first interviewed last Monday, the day after the allegation appeared by the [Senate Judiciary] Committee staff under penalty of felony, and I denied this categorically and unequivocally, and I said twice during that – ‘I want a hearing tomorrow,’ last Tuesday, a week ago.
“I want an opportunity, a fair process – America is about fairness – I want a fair process where I can defend my integrity and clear my name as quickly as I can, in whatever forum the Senate deems appropriate,” he continued.
Kavanaugh’s wife Ashley also stood up for him.
“I know Brett. I know who he is,” Ashley Kavanaugh said. “I don’t know what happened to [Ford] and I don’t even want to go there. I feel badly for her family. I feel badly for her through this process. This process is not right.”
When asked if, separate from his current situation, anyone should be judged on actions from their teens, Kavanaugh again denied the allegations against him.
“I think everyone’s judged on their whole life,” he said. “I’m a good person. I’ve led a good life. I’ve tried to do a lot of good for a lot of people. I am not perfect, I know that. None of us is perfect, but I’ve never, ever done anything like this.”
On discussing the allegations with their children, Ashley Kavanaugh described it at difficult.
“It’s very difficult to have these conversations with your children, which we’ve had to have,” she said. “But they know Brett and they know the truth and we told them at the very beginning of this process, ‘This will be not fun sometimes. You’re going to hear things. People feel strongly and you need to know that and just remember, you know your dad.’”
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