Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Delivers Astonishing Falsehood Seconds After Being Named

President Donald Trump Monday night named Brett Kavanaugh to become the next U.S. Supreme Court justice. A Washington, D.C. Court of Appeals judge, Kavanaugh spoke for a few minutes after the president introduced him as the nominee.

In an astonishingly blatant lie, Judge Kavanaugh claimed that President Trump has an "appreciation for the vital role of the American judiciary."

That's a lie, plain and simple.

Most Americans likely remember then-candidate Trump repeatedly lambast a federal judge, born in Indiana, as "Mexican" and therefore unable to rule fairly in a case against him.

On Twitter, Trump many, many times has attacked judges and the judiciary. A few examples:

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