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White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she is a sufferer of sexual assault.
In an interview on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday, Conway was discussing the sexual assault allegations in opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the FBI’s investigation into the case.
“I feel very empathetic for victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment and rape,” Conway stated. “I am a victim of sexual assault. I don’t expect Judge Kavanaugh or Jake Tapper or Jeff Flake or anybody to be held responsible for that.”
“I want those women who were sexually assaulted and confronting Jeff Flake — God bless them, but go blame the perpetrator,” Conway stated.
Conway was referring to an incident that occurred Friday, when the Arizona senator — who voted sure on advancing the Kavanaugh nomination to the Senate ground — was confronted by two girls who shared their very own tales as victims of sexual abuse.
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When Conway talked about her sexual assault, host Jake Tapper stated: “This is the first time I’ve heard you talk about something personal like that, and I am really sorry.”
“Well, I’ve just had it. I’ve just had it with it all being the same,” Conway replied, referring to what she referred to as politically motivated accusations in opposition to Kavanaugh.
Tapper then identified that U.S. President Donald Trump has been accused by a number of girls of sexual misconduct, however Conway instantly lower him off.
“Don’t conflate that with this, and certainly don’t conflate it with what happened to me,” Conway stated. “Let’s not bring Trump into everything that happens in this universe. That’s mistake number one.”
Tapper requested Conway if Ford and different girls must be heard.
“They should all be heard, and they should be heard in courts of law. They should be heard in depositions, they should be heard in proceedings,” Conway stated.
“Those who can prosecute, those who have civil and/or criminal causes of action should pursue that. But we do treat people who are either the victims or perpetrators on this based on their politics and their gender. That is a huge mistake.”
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Conway has beforehand talked concerning the allegations in opposition to Kavanaugh, saying Christine Blasey Ford — the primary lady to make an accusation in opposition to the Supreme Court nominee — ought to “not be insulted and should not be ignored.”
However, she additionally stated the allegation could also be a “left-wing conspiracy.”
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Note: « Previously Published on: 2018-09-30 12:38:43, as ‘Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway: ‘I’m a sufferer of sexual assault’ – National