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Virginia Sexual Assault Case Has Silenced ‘Believe All Women’ Democrats

Nearly every major Democrat is claiming they don’t know enough about the allegations, and no one seems to be in a hurry to learn more.

By NTK Staff | 02.06.2019 @11:28am
Virginia Sexual Assault Case Has Silenced ‘Believe All Women’ Democrats

Democrats who insisted Brett Kavanaugh immediately remove himself from consideration for the Supreme Court after he faced allegations of sexual assault have suddenly clammed up when similar allegations were lobbed against the lieutenant governor of Virginia this week.

It’s a case that’s putting Democrats’ “believe all women” mantra to the test, as the partisan dynamics of this particular allegation, against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D-VA), are reversed.

Back in September, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) demanded that Kavanuagh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, be given an opportunity to tell her story before the Senate Judiciary Committee:

The circumstances surrounding Fairfax’s accusation are different – he’s already in office, for one thing, and given the harsh backlash to Gov. Ralph Northam’s blackface yearbook photo, he very well could become governor, should Northam step down. Fairfax denies the allegation.

But those circumstances aside, Kaine is taking an entirely different approach to the allegations against Fairfax. Instead of demanding more information, Kaine is simply saying he doesn’t know enough.

The state’s Democratic senators, Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, who have both called on Northam to resign, expressed a similar need for caution in response to the allegation against Fairfax. “With respect to the situation with the Lieutenant Governor, I just don’t know enough information,” Kaine told CNN on Tuesday.

The same is true of Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), who tweeted a message similar to Kaine’s:

But when it came to the Fairfax allegation, all Warner could muster was a statement through a spokesperson. “He has seen the reports and that the Lieutenant Governor denies anything nonconsensual occurred,” it read. “Senator Warner believes every allegation deserves to be heard and taken seriously.”

Other Democrats have made equally, if not worse, remarks that betray their partisan agendas. Take Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), who just announced he is running for president in 2020. Given this statement, Booker is admitting he cannot walk and chew gum at the same time:

Other Democrats who served on the Senate Judiciary Committee gave similarly poor answers:

The woman accusing Fairfax of sexual assault retained the same legal team that Ford used during the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings.

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