Rep. Rashida Tlaib Says She Walked Out of the SOTU Because Hearing the Name Kavanaugh Was a 'Trigger'

Brittany M. Hughes | February 5, 2020
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Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib, who has no problem with terrorists who’re paid to kill Jews, said the mere mention of the name “Brett Kavanaugh” is so “triggering” for her, she had to walk out of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Because, of course, she wasn’t planning to stage her little temper tantrum (that no one even noticed) well beforehand. 

Trump did point out Kavanaugh by name, along with fellow Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, pointing the pair out as victories of his administration in appointing two constitutional judges to the SCOTUS bench.

"I think, you know, even the mention of Brett Kavanaugh for me is a trigger," Tlaib told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow after the speech. "Just as a woman in America, the fact that he, you know, rightfully was accused, and having an incredibly strong woman come before the public and the world and tell her story of sexual assault by this person that was appointed to the Supreme Court is just — I couldn't stand still and not do anything about it, and I needed to walk away from that."

Kavanaugh was famous accused by a California professor he said he’s never met of sexually assaulting her at a party back in high school in the ‘80s. No evidence was ever produced to support Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s claim, and other witnesses she herself had placed at the scene of the alleged crime said they had no memory of even being at such a party, much less seeing Kavanaugh try to rape Ford.

Nevertheless, Tlaib claimed Kavanaugh was "rightly accused," proving once again that in the land of smoke and mirrors, facts have no place.

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