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Trump assails nominee's accuserPresident defies Republican strategy, advice from aides

Sep 22, 2018 - Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

WASHINGTON - After holding his tongue for a week, President Donald Trump sarcastically assailed the woman claiming a decades-old sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, tweeting that if the episode was "as bad as she says," she or "her loving parents" surely would have reported it to law enforcement.

Trump's searing reproach of Christine Blasey Ford on Friday defied the Senate Republican strategy - and advice of White House aides - of not disparaging her while defendin...