The first lady joined President Donald Trump for Kavanaugh’s ceremonial swearing-in on Thursday. She later used Twitter to congratulate Kavanaugh on his installation on the high court, adding: “I know you will continue to serve our country with honor.”
Congratulations Justice Kavanaugh. I know you will continue to serve our country with honor. 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/OuAosgrYoc
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) November 8, 2018
The comment raised eyebrows, given how Kavanaugh lied through his controversial confirmation process and furiously denied sexual assault allegations.
Honor?! You mean taking rights away from everyone who isn’t you?!
— Jillian Anderson (@TudorTears) November 8, 2018
Honor??? You have NO IDEA what that word means, obviously.
— Mrs Bromez (@WineBaconThou) November 8, 2018
Ugh nothing honorable about this administration.
— Don't blame me I voted Beto (@artislifeisart) November 8, 2018
Let me rephrase what you really mean. “Congratulations Justice Kavanaugh. I know you will continue to serve THE PRESIDENT with honor.”
— 🌊💙🇺🇸Lulu4DEMOCRACY🇺🇸💙 (@LuluNYGrlinNV) November 9, 2018
We have different definitions of what honor means in out society.
— gary felsher (@gscottfelsher) November 8, 2018
Lol with what honor?
— Stephy Griebs (@StephyGriebs) November 8, 2018
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