Hillary's Former Aide Behind Campaign to Fire Kavanaugh From University Job
A liberal advocacy group pushes to fire Supreme Court Justice from teaching gig
A former campaign spokesperson for Hillary Clinton is leading the efforts to get Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh from a summer teaching job at George Mason University, reports say.
A liberal advocacy group called Demand Justice and run by Clinton’s 2016 campaign press secretary Brian Fallon, launched a Facebook ad campaign targeting students at George Mason University, according to Fox News.
The ad campaign asks students to sign a Change.org petition to oust Kavanaugh from his summer teaching job at the university due to sexual assault allegations against him.
The petition has been pushed by a student group called Mason for Survivors since last month.
The petition, which has already racked up 5,000 signatures, calls on the university to “Terminate AND void ALL contracts and affiliation with Brett Kavanaugh,” issue a public apology and release any documents related to his hiring.
The petition also demands that the University fund more resources for victims of sexual assault.
But Demand Justice failed to disclose its funding, so it is unclear who is really behind it.
Fallon defended the ads saying Kavanaugh “has been credibly accused of sexual assault by multiple women whose allegations have not been thoroughly investigated.”
“His confirmation to the Supreme Court does not absolve him of guilt, and he should not be given a platform to teach,” said Fallon.
“We stand with survivors and urge the George Mason University administration to fire Kavanaugh.”
The university defended hiring Kavanaugh, insisting his role will make the law program “uniquely valuable for our students.”
“I respect the views of people who disagreed with Justice Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation due to questions raised about his sexual conduct in high school. But he was confirmed and is now a sitting justice,” said the university’s president, Angel Cabrera.
In September last year, Kavanaugh claimed he was a victim of a revenge campaign on behalf of the Clintons and the Democrats.
Kavanaugh claimed that the smear campaign was launched to tarnish his reputation and sabotage his confirmation in revenge for their 2016 presidential election defeat.
Kavanaugh announced Democratic opposition to his nomination "revenge on behalf of the Clintons" referring to failed 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
"This whole two-week effort has been a calculated and orchestrated political hit, fueled with apparent pent-up anger about President Trump and the 2016 election.
"Fear that has been unfairly stoked about my judicial record, revenge on behalf of the Clintons, and millions of dollars in money from outside, left-wing opposition groups," Kavanaugh said during his opening remarks before the panel.
"This is a circus," Kavanaugh said with urgency.
"The consequences will extend long past my nomination; the consequences will be with us for decades."