Joy Behar loves nothing more than bashing President Donald Trump every day on her liberal talk show “The View.” This week, her latest nonsensical attack on Trump was over his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for a seat on the Supreme Court, but it didn’t take long for Behar to get shut down on live television.
The Daily Caller reported that on Tuesday’s show, Behar claimed that a sitting president should not be allowed to nominate a Supreme Court justice when he is under investigation for obstruction of justice. By Behar’s logic, this would mean lawmakers could keep any president from nominating a Supreme Court justice just by keeping them under never-ending investigations, but this, of course, has not occurred to a small-minded liberal like Behar.
“Why would a president who is under investigation by the FBI for obstruction of justice and collusion be allowed to pick a Supreme Court justice?” Behar said. “I’ll be dead — there are many people in this room who will still be alive and need abortions and what-have-you and health care. How dare he be allowed to do this when he’s under investigation?”
TRUMP PICKS KAVANAUGH: In a prime-time television event, Pres. Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his second U.S. Supreme Court justice pick. The co-hosts react to his nomination, and discuss what it means for the many issues set to hit the nation’s highest court. pic.twitter.com/841ZG2EIA8
— The View (@TheView) July 10, 2018
Later in the show, Behar was left humiliated when her outrage was shot down by legal expert Alan Dershowitz, who happens to be a liberal himself. When Behar tried to tell him that presidents under investigation should not be allowed to nominate justices to the Supreme Court, he was not having any of it.
“The guy is under investigation by the FBI for collusion, for obstruction, for violating the emoluments clause, there’s a list of things. And, as you mentioned, Mitch McConnell stole the last Supreme Court justice, which I think should be illegal, but it probably isn’t. Why should we give the president, who is under investigation, the chance to affect the lives of millions of people with this next Supreme Court justice?” Behar argued.
“Because if you don’t, every president will be put under investigation to prevent them from making Supreme Court nominations,” he fired back.
Harvard Law prof. Alan Dershowitz (@AlanDersh) discusses Pres. Trump’s #SCOTUS pick Brett Kavanaugh — and criticizes the GOP for refusing to consider Obama’s 2016 nominee Merrick Garland: “They stole the first nomination to the Supreme Court — absolute theft, unconstitutional.” pic.twitter.com/UQjGMlZqlo
— The View (@TheView) July 10, 2018
Twitter users also made it clear that they have had enough of Behar’s anti-Trump hysteria:
Joy Behar: ‘How Dare’ Trump Be Allowed to Nominate SCOTUS Justice Amid Mueller Probe: How dare ABC continue to give this woman a platform to spew hate, bigotry & division…#JoyBehar is not a human being that many Americans can relate to! https://t.co/El8DkHyAA4
— Jim O’Sullivan (@JimOSullivan4) July 11, 2018
Joy Behar acts so much like a child ??♀️ it’s time to put her in a corner while she pouts ??♀️ Give it up already who listens to your every word? Only a few compared to ALL of us republicans. Walk away Joy. See the light ?? pic.twitter.com/lmcm8a7X3f
— Terri L Bambakakis (@bambakakis) July 11, 2018
@JoyVBehar Clinton nominated Justice Stephen Breyer while embroiled in the Whitewater Investigation. Clinton was later impeached for that, btw. Was Clinton wrong then, or is there a different standard now for Trump? You can’t think it was okay for one president, but not another.
— Kevin Barre (@KevinBarre) July 11, 2018