US President Donald Trump has strongly defended his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but for the first time indicated he could withdraw his nomination based on an upcoming testimony about Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual misconduct.
In a rare solo press conference on Wednesday in New York following his meeting with world leaders at the United Nations, Trump insisted that allegations against Brett Kavanaugh were “all false to me.”
“These are false accusations in certain cases, and certain cases even the media agrees with that. I can only say that what they have done to this man is incredible,” Trump said of the Kavanaugh accusations.
At the same time he said his mind could be changed after watching Thursday’s Senate hearing when one of the Kavanaugh’s accusers, Christine Blasey Ford, will testify about her alleged sexual assault.
“They are giving the woman a major chance to speak. It’s possible that I’ll hear that…