If you tuned into President Donald Trump’s press conference last Wednesday, you probably remember a female CBS White House correspondent who asked him about the sexual assault allegations surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The journalist continually pressed Trump about the situation, even going as far to ask if the sexual assault allegations against him had shaped his own opinion. The back-and-forth resulted in Trump telling the reporter to “sit down,” a move that enraged many. But just when you thought Trump got the last word, the CBS White House Correspondent’s pregnancy announcement took him down in one fell swoop.
CBS White House Correspondent Weijia Jiang isn’t afraid to stand up for an important cause. Case in point: at the press conference on Wednesday, Jiang refused to back down when asking Trump questions about Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh. And Jiang made it a point to repeatedly question Trump about how the numerous sexual assault allegations against him (he has denied all of the allegations) might have influenced his views about Kavanaugh.
“How have your personal experiences of being accused by more than a dozen women of sexual misconduct,” Jiang started the question, before Trump cut her off, according to Mediate.
“I’ve been accused. I’ve been accused. False accusations. Excuse me. I’ve been accused,” Trump fired back to Jiang, according to Marie Claire. “I was accused by — I think it was four women. You can check with Sean Hannity. You can check with Fox, because they covered it very strongly.”
When Jiang tried to ask the question another time, Trump shut her down again. The…