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Kamala Harris’s Hypocrisy When It Comes to Sexual Assault Victims

Why does Kamala Harris believe Christine Blasey Ford's allegations against Judge Kavanaugh but seems to be ignoring Larke Recchie's allegations against Sherrod Brown?

By NTK Staff | 09.18.2018 @3:00pm
Kamala Harris’s Hypocrisy When It Comes to Sexual Assault Victims

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) has some explaining to do when it comes to why she believes the sexual assault accusations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh while simultaneously announcing she plans to attend a campaign event for Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), who was accused of domestic assault.

On Sunday, Christine Blasey Ford came forward and accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault while they were both teenagers in the 1980s at a house party. Kavanaugh has denied ever attending the party in question, and ex-girlfriends of Kavanaugh‘s have come forward to defend his character.

During an interview on CBS’s “This Morning” on Tuesday, Harris said that she believes Ford’s allegations against Kavanaugh.

“I believe her,” Harris said. “Listen, first of all, anybody who comes forward at this point to be prepared to testify in the United States Senate against someone who’s being nominated to one of the most powerful positions in the United States government, that takes an extraordinary amount of courage.”

Harris also announced that she would be appearing at an event with Brown in October.

According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer:

“California Democratic U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris will headline a free public summit next month for Ohio women, hosted in part by Ohio Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.”

“The Women’s Leadership Summit: Together We Rise,’ is Oct. 6 at Xavier University in Cincinnati, according to a news release. Harris is scheduled to give the keynote address of the one-day luncheon and event, now in its fourth year.”

“This is a great opportunity for us to come together and discuss the challenges facing women across the country, share ideas, and be inspired,” Harris said about the event with Brown.

However, Harris’s announcement comes a week after a group called #MeToo Ohio released an ad highlighting allegation of domestic assault against Brown made by his ex-wife, Larke Recchie.

The ad highlighted court records from the late 1980s in which Brown’s ex-wife accused him of abusing her during their relationship, which resulted in a court-ordered restraining order against Brown. Brown has denied the allegations against him, repeatedly saying he “never hurt” his ex-wife.

Given the nature of these allegations against Brown, it’s curious that Harris is electing to support the Ohio senator and potentially jeopardize her 2020 chances by appearing at an event with him.

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