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Trump Says if Attack on Kavanaugh Accuser Was ‘as Bad as She Says,’ Charges Would Have Been Filed

Sep 21, 2018 - The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump, changing course after days of unusual restraint, lashed out Friday at the woman who accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her, saying that if the attack “was as bad as she says,” she or her parents would have reported it to the authorities when it happened more than 30 years ago.

Mr. Trump’s comment on Twitter was his first direct attack on Christine Blasey Ford, the research psychologist in Northern California who leveled the accusat...