Donald Trump Jr. is now mocking Brett Kavanaugh's accuser

Donald Trump Jr.
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Donald Trump Jr. brought his trademark gravity and nuance to the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday, taking to Instagram to mock Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Ford, who came forward the same day.

View this post on InstagramOh boy... the Dems and their usual nonsense games really have him on the ropes now. Finestein had the letter in July and saved it for the eve of his vote... honorable as always. I believe this is a copy for full transparency. #politics #magaA post shared by Donald Trump Jr. (@donaldjtrumpjr) on Sep 15, 2018 at 12:30pm PDT

Contrary the suggestion of Trump Jr.'s post, Ford does not allege Kavanaugh assaulted her in elementary school. She says that while they were in high school in the 1980s, he held her down on a bed and groped her, attempting to forcibly undress her and covering her mouth with his hand to stop her screams.

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Bonnie Kristian

Bonnie Kristian was a deputy editor and acting editor-in-chief of TheWeek.com. She is a columnist at Christianity Today and author of Untrustworthy: The Knowledge Crisis Breaking Our Brains, Polluting Our Politics, and Corrupting Christian Community (forthcoming 2022) and A Flexible Faith: Rethinking What It Means to Follow Jesus Today (2018). Her writing has also appeared at Time Magazine, CNN, USA Today, Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, and The American Conservative, among other outlets.