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Trump doubles down on Kavanaugh: "I am with him all the way"

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President Trump reiterated his defense of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh following a new report of his alleged sexual misconduct, telling reporters at the UN General Assembly that the allegations are "totally political."

"Judge Kavanaugh is an outstanding person and I am with him all the way... There's a chance that this could be one of the single most unfair, unjust things to happen to a candidate for anything."

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