Sen. Cory Booker weighed-in on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s stalled confirmation process Tuesday morning; saying President Trump should withdraw his nomination whether he’s “innocent or guilty” of allegations of sexual assault in the early 1980s.
Booker was speaking with reporters at the Capitol when he was pressed on whether the Senate should move forward on a vote this Friday to determine the future of Kavanaugh’s nomination.
“My hope is that beyond the vicious partisan rancor, beyond the accusations, we don’t lose sight of what this moral moment is about in this country. And ultimately ask ourselves the question: Is this the right person to sit on the highest court in the land for a lifetime appointment?” asked Booker.
“Ultimately—not whether he’s innocent or guilty, this is not a trial … have enough questions been raised that we should not move on to another candidate?” he added.