#Kavanaugh tweet storm beginning now:

Today’s confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is the most significant judicial victory for conservatives of my lifetime. All conservatives should thank @SenMajLdr & @ChuckGrassley for their extraordinary leadership through a grueling battle.

Moving the court from 5-4 liberal to 5-4 conservative will have sweeping ramifications for the country. Most importantly, it will restore the rule of law & the Constitution. Democrat efforts to end run state legislatures, Congress & the executive branch will now be fruitless.

Let’s get something straight: #Kavanaugh has lived an exemplary life for the past 35 years. You don’t get to be Associate WH Counsel, Staff Secretary & a DC Circuit Court Judge if you are a shady character. These are some of the highest & most sensitive jobs in gov’t.

This knife fight was never about Brett Kavanaugh. For the left, his family & reputation was a necessary casualty. This is about Roe vs. Wade primarily. No similar tactics were used against Gorsuch. He didn’t move the court. Kavanaugh would move it. The left tried everything.

Understand this: Demand Justice and their allies attempted to destroy the life of a sitting judge to protect Roe vs Wade. Full stop. It’s not just a disgrace. I hope this sordid episode is fully investigated & lawsuits are filed. Judge Kavanaugh was viciously slandered.

Now let me blow your mind: The fact that Dr. Ford’s allegation has not been independently corroborated is no coincidence. I strongly suspect Feinstein & Senate Dems tried to substantiate it since July. They couldn’t. So they waited to drop the bomb late to delay Kavanaugh.

This was a triple bank shot. To succeed, they needed:

1) To delay #Kavanaugh past Nov midterms

2) To win the Senate

3) To hold open the Kennedy seat for two years & then win the White House

There are enough hallucinogens in the world to believe that was ever possible.

In order to make the triple bank shot work, Feinstein and her staff deliberatlely violates the confidentiality of Dr. Ford. They used her. And now her life will never be the same. The Dems did not just try to ruin #Kavanaugh, they were willing to ruin Dr. Ford.

Rather than hide the ball, Feinstein would have come to Grassley privately in June and the professional investigators at SJC could have proved Dr. Ford’s claims while protecting her confidentiality. That was the right way to do it. What Feinstein did here is a disgrace.

I understand that many people believe Dr. Ford & disbelieve Kavanaugh. When two people have strongly different statements under oath, you turn to the evidence. There was no physical evidence, no corroboration & the 4 individuals Ford cited had no recollection. Easy call.

Senate Democrats on the Judiciary Committee dishonored their office and the stain will stay with them forever as it should. They treated this solemn process like a political game and attempted to ruin a man’s life to achieve their goal. That’s not public service.

I sincerely hope Brett Kavanaugh and his family have a peaceful evening and that their lives can return to some level of normalcy. I expect him to serve on the Supreme Court as a distinguished jurist, as he has the past 12 years.

President Trump deserves credit for nominating Brett Kavanaugh and sticking by him through this. It was worth it. He is eminently qualified. It was a historic victory — one that millions of Americans hoped would come if Trump was elected over Hillary. End.


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