For the first time, President Donald Trump directly mocked professor Christine Blasey Ford Tuesday night, posing a series of sarcastic questions to laughter and applause from a Mississippi rally crowd.
“How do you get home? I don’t remember. How did you get there? I don’t remember. How many years ago? I don’t know. I don’t know. I don’t know. I don’t know. What neighborhood was it in? I don’t know. Where is the house? I don’t know. Upstairs, downstairs, where was it? I don’t know,” he said.
Though it’s not unusual for victims of trauma to forget some logistical details about their attacks, Blasey Ford did actually testify about some of the specifics Trump listed related to her alleged assault, including details about the room where she says it occurred.
Trump then pivoted away from the alleged victim to heap sympathy upon her alleged attacker, saying that his life is in “tatters.”
“A man’s life is shattered. His wife is shattered and his daughters who are beautiful and young kids,” he said. “They destroy people, they want to destroy people. These are really evil people,” he said, presumably referring to Democrats.
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) October 3, 2018