Former WH Press Secretary Says This Is Why Professor Ford Doesn’t Want Outside Counsel

Ari Fleischer makes some very sound observations as to what the attorney for Christine Blasey Ford is actually trying to accomplish. The negotiations for what will go on in the Senate hearing, if she appears, have brought up some unusual demands from Ford’s attorney. Have you wondered why her attorneys do not want any outside counsel involved? One word: Optics. They want a bunch of mean old men seen grilling Ms. Ford mercilessly. That is not all. read the other issues as they are dissected.

As Written and Reported By Cortney O’Brien for Townhall:

On the list of demands from Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyers for her client to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee was that there be no outside counsel questioning her at the hearing, originally scheduled for Monday. Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer, who knows a thing or two about public relations, believes he knows why.

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Witnesses, he added, “do not get to determine who asks questions.” It is the committee’s “prerogative”  if they want outside counsel.

Fleischer pushed back at some of Ford’s other demands too, like her wanting Kavanaugh to testify first. That’s not usually how it works in a courtroom, he noted.


Ari Fleischer on Why Ford Doesn’t Want Outside Counsel


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