Harris: ‘Inappropriate Is Not Descriptive Enough’ For Trump Mocking Blasey Ford

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27: Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, listens as Christine Blasey Ford testifies before the US Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in... WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27: Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, listens as Christine Blasey Ford testifies before the US Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. A professor at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during a party in 1982 when they were high school students in suburban Maryland. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) had scathing words for President Donald Trump on Thursday for invoking the mockery of Christine Blasey Ford during a campaign rally earlier this week.

During an interview at The Atlantic Festival, Harris compared Blasey Ford’s testimony — where she recalled theĀ “laughter, the uproarious laughter, between the two, and their having fun at my expense” — with Trump inciting laughter at the expense of the woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. She called “inappropriate” not “descriptive enough” for his behavior.

“Now we have, last night, the President of the United States at a rally urging a crowd to laugh at her,” Harris said. “I can’t think of anything more — inappropriate is not descriptive enough. It’s mean. It’s mean. And it is completely without any level of empathy about what her experience was.”

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