Editor's brief

An Observation On Trump’s Response To The Kavanaugh Accusations

September 17, 2018 5:52 p.m.

President Trump appeared markedly restrained today when dealing with the sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. His comments weren’t disinterested; instead, they seemed carefully scripted in a way that his responses to other crises in his administration — any number of developments in the Russia probe, for instance — have not been.

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