GOP Sen. Jeff Flake criticizes Trump's 'appalling' mockery of Christine Blasey Ford

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President Trump's harsh mockery of Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, is already receiving pushback from conservatives.

At a Tuesday night rally, Trump mocked Ford's Senate testimony and questioned her recollection of events, derisively saying, "How did you get home? I don't remember. How'd you get there? I don't remember. Where is the place? I don't remember," per CNN.

In an interview with Today on Wednesday morning, Republican Sen. Jeff Flake (Ariz.), a key swing vote in the Kavanaugh confirmation, said there's "no time and no place" for remarks like that, adding that they were "not right" and "kind of appalling."

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Flake is not the only one who isn't taking the president's comments well. On Fox & Friends Wednesday morning, Brian Kilmeade said Trump had been "laying low" prior to now but that he "blew it" with these new comments, adding, "I wonder about the wisdom tactically of him doing that," per Mediaite. Watch Flake's remarks on Today below. Brendan Morrow

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