Arizona prosecutor Rachel Mitchell interrogated U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his sexual assault accuser Christine Blasey Ford in their September 27 hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee. "I had one beer!" he said.
"How did you get home?" "'I don't remember,"' Mr Trump said imitating Ms Ford at the rally in Southaven, Mississippi. 'I don't remember.' How did you get there?
"Somebody could come and say 30 years ago, 25 years ago, 10 years ago, five years ago, he did a disgusting thing to me". 'I don't know.' What neighborhood was it? I don't know. Where's the house?
John Clune said Ms Ramirez was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Sunday and provided agents with the witnesses' contact numbers. Kavanaugh angrily denied the charges hours later, accused Democrats of orchestrating a "political hit" against him, and asserted that he never drank so heavily that he was incapacitated or couldn't remember his actions.
But Trump and Republicans have defended Kavanaugh, and Trump again stood by his nominee on Tuesday, saying that the way the allegations were being treated shows it's a "very hard time" for young men. "That is a very, very hard standard".
Echoing Kavanaugh, Graham said his failed nomination would set a precedent for qualified people to become subject to vicious smears.
New Haven Police Officer David Hartman speaks to reporters, October 2, 2018, in New Haven, Conn., about a 1985 police report involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
In response to the president's remarks, NARAL Pro-Choice America tweeted: "It's a very scary time for young women in America, you know, because 1 in 6 of us have been the victim of rape or attempted rape".More news: Tweet storm: Musk quits as chairman over false claims
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., mocked the questions about Kavanaugh's drinking in high school and college and accused Democrats of "moving the goalpost" in a bid to stop the nomination.
"What his attractive children are going through is not describable, it's not fair", Trump said.
On Sept. 27, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony placed Mark Judge in the room during the alleged sexual assault by Brett Kavanaugh when they were teenagers.
"It's a very scary time for young men in America, where you can be guilty of something that you may not be guilty of", he said, adding: "My whole life, I've heard you're innocent until proven guilty". "They destroy people, they want to destroy people", he said referring to Dr. Ford and the people backing her accusations.
Barry Bennett, a former senior Trump campaign adviser, accused Democrats of "hijacking the #MeToo movement", and argued the way Kavanaugh has been treated is driving Republican enthusiasm with men and women.
Mr Trump said he believed the judge would be confirmed.
"I continue to strongly support Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court".