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Trump Says Something You'll Rarely Hear

The president speaks at ceremonial event for Brett Kavanaugh
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 8, 2018 7:40 PM CDT
Updated Oct 9, 2018 12:33 AM CDT
President Donald Trump, right, stands with Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, left, before a ceremonial swearing in in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.   (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

(Newser) – President Trump doesn't apologize often, so mark the day: "On behalf of the nation, I'd like to apologize to Brett and the entire Kavanaugh family for the terrible pain and suffering you've been forced to endure," he said Monday at a White House ceremonial event to place Brett Kavanaugh on the US Supreme Court, per ABC News. "Those who stepped forward to serve our country deserve a fair and dignified evaluation. Not a campaign of political and personal destruction based on lies and deception." The president went on to say that "a man or a woman must always be presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. And with that, I must state that you, sir, under historic scrutiny, were proven innocent." For more:

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