But when he does, President Donald Trump lets 'er rip.
President Trump holds a news conference on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in NY.
Prof Ford's lawyers have told United States media she has been receiving death threats and harassment since coming forward to accuse Judge Kavanaugh.
"I only say this: 36 years, no charge, no nothing", he said. He added: "I could be convinced of anything".
Trump, at a photo op during his visit to the United Nations, said the accusations were part of a "con game being played by Democrats". When it came to Syria (though the question was actually about the USA relations with the Kurds), Trump claimed responsibility for averting an offensive on the militant-held Idlib province.
On the eve of Thursday's high-stakes Senate hearing that is likely to determine whether Kavanaugh is confirmed to the high court, Trump appointed himself the judge's principal character witness and moved to personally navigate one of the most acute crises of his presidency. Three women accused Trump of sexual misconduct during the run-up to the 2016 election.More news: Google quietly started logging people into Chrome without their consent
But the president did say he will monitor when both Kavanaugh and his first accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, testify on Thursday before the Judiciary Committee. "When you are guilty until proven innocent, it's just not supposed to be that way". In fact, it was Trump himself who said of the FBI: "They don't do that".
Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced hiring of a "female assistant" who will conduct the questioning on the Republican side at Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, at which Kavanaugh and Ford are appearing. "They're actually con artists, because they know how quality this man is and they've destroyed a man's reputation, and they want to destroy it even more", Trump said.
Trump also said he may call Rosenstein later Wednesday evening to ask for a "little bit of a delay to the meeting" because he doesn't "want to do anything that gets in the way of this very important Supreme Court pick". "Hopefully, he's going to be there for a long time", Trump added.
Ms Ramirez, 53, said she ended up touching his genitals while attempting to push him away.
Trump also applauded his work in North Korea and highlighted his positive relationship with dictator Kim Jong Un. Another, he said, was offered $750,000, but she "reported it instead of taking the money". "It will come out", he teased. "The Times had interviewed several dozen people over the past week in an attempt to corroborate her story, and could find no one with firsthand knowledge", the report also stated.
Trump hinted that Canada might be left out from a new trade deal, because if the negotiations with Canada do not work out, the USA is "going to make a much better deal" while putting "billions of dollars into our treasury" from import taxes.More news: Apple buys music app Shazam
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Trump's skepticism was only bolstered by a piece published in The New Yorker on Sunday recounting a second allegation against Kavanaugh, this time about college-era sexual misconduct. "They go before, they have a hearing, and then the senators vote on it".
"I didn't expect that reaction, but that's OK", he said.
"Nobody is going to give me credit, but that's OK". I never met these people. We had a good time.
"I'm happy if they're happy".
Trump continued to lambaste the media, referring to most of the assembled journalists as "fake news". It doesn't matter. "He likes me. A couple more, I don't care".More news: Thai universities drop in world rankings
One of those, according to Trump, had her mortgage paid off to the tune of $52,000. "Elton John said when you hit that last tune and it's good, don't go back".