President Trump defended a provocative speech he delivered this month in which he mocked the testimony of a woman who more than three decades ago accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of being the reason, Mr. Kavanaugh was confirmed
Mr. Trump, who spoke of "60 Minutes" in an interview on Sunday night, called it "the famous Mississippi speech," adding, "If I had not given that speech, we would not have won."
"The Way Now – Judge Kavanaugh has become a big factor in the middle age," he added.
Mr. Trump drew laughter and jubilation from the crowd on October 2 as he challenged loopholes in Christine Blasey Ford during her testimony on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
"I had a beer!" Trump said, imitating Dr. He was not intoxicated by the alleged incident of 1
Judge Kavanaugh confirmed on October 6 in a 50-48 vote He denied the allegations with a present senator.
"What I said [was] The person we are talking about did not know the year, the time and the place," Mr. Trump said. "I just said that she did not seem to know anything, and you're trying to destroy the life of a man who was extraordinary."
"I did not really make fun of her," the President said, adding, that he thinks he would treat her with respect.
"I will not deal with it because we won," he concluded. "It does not matter, we won."
Michael Bromwich, one of Drs. Ford's lawyers wrote on Twitter in response to Mr. Trump's Mississippi comments at the time when they were "a vicious, vile, and soulless attack."
Mr. Trump rejected any suggestion that his rhetoric threatened to divide the country. He said that Republicans are flocking to vote in the upcoming midterm elections.
Given his almost two years in office, Trump claimed that economic growth and his tax reform were factors that helped him get support.
Asked if he could have done anything differently, Mr. Trump said he would have liked to approach the North American Free Trade Agreement sooner.
"I could have been earlier with the termination of the Nafta Agreement," he said. On September 30, his government announced that it had reached a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, the so-called US-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Some have described the new agreement as providing only cosmetic changes to Nafta
. "The problem was, I got to know the leaders, I got to know countries," said Mr. Trump. "I did not want to do it right out of the box."
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