But even if the
"I was a 'no' on this nominee before any of these allegations surfaced," Blumenthal told The Courant. "My vote was determined by his extreme ideological record on women's reproductive rights, his far-right positions on healthcare protections and consumer and workers' rights and environmental protections. ... Yes, I opposed him from the very start because of his out-of-the-mainstream, extreme ideological views."
Even before Kavanaugh was nominated -- when he was listed among the finalists -- Blumenthal told reporters at the state
Trump finished a news conference this week at the
"I just think he's an outstanding person," Trump said. "I think he's been treated horribly. Even if you were going to bring up some of the subjects that were brought up, they didn't have to treat him so viciously and so violently as they've treated him."
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