The unwillingness of nearly everyone to question [Christine Blasey] Ford’s credibility publicly made the pressure on Kavanaugh before his testimony nearly unbearable. After the Fox News interview, Don McGahn encouraged Kavanaugh by reminding him there was a reason he had been nominated to the Supreme Court.
Mollie Ziegler Hemingway is a senior editor at The Federalist. A longtime journalist, her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. Mollie was a 2004 recipient of a Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellowship.