He also criticized the Senate for being “subservient” to President Trump.
Justice Kavanaugh’s nomination proceedings were derailed after allegations of sexual assault were made by California professor Christine Blasey Ford. The FBI was instructed to conduct an investigation into the allegations before the Senate would hold a full vote.
Then-Judge Kavanaugh made a fiery defense during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing and accused Democrats of running an orchestrated smear to undermine his nomination.
The former president said he was less concerned with the allegations, which key senators said were not corroborated, and more about the nominee’s judicial temperament.
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