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Samuel L. Jackson responds to viral Kavanaugh, ‘Pulp Fiction’ clip

Actor Samuel L. Jackson responded Friday to a viral video depicting President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, in a pretend conversation with Jackson’s character, Jules Winnfield, from the popular Quentin Tarantino film, “Pulp Fiction.”

The video, shared by Twitter user @girlsreallyrule, is edited to show Kavanaugh’s opening remarks during his hearing Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee as part of a conversation between the high court nominee and Winnfield.

{mosads}At one point in the video, Jackson’s character also accosts Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), whose impassioned rebuke of Democrats on the committee was also widely shared.

In a tweet, Jackson said he enjoyed the clip that had been shared more than 20,000 times by Friday evening, but added that there was “nothing funny” about Kavanaugh’s nomination, which he opposes.

“Funny as hell, but there’s nothing funny about his Lying Fratboy Ass!!!” Jackson wrote Friday evening, referring to Kavanaugh.

Jackson, 69, has frequently criticized Trump’s administration, and mocked the president over two judicial nominees on his Twitter account last year.

“Common sense Trumps Non-Sense of Law!!” Jackson wrote in December after the president’s nominee for a seat on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia withdrew when he was unable to answer basic questions about courtroom procedures.

In February, Jackson slammed the president over his administration’s support for programs to train and arm teachers to defend against school shooters and other security threats.

“Can someone that’s been in a Gunfight tell that Muthaf—- that’s Never been in a Gunfight, the flaws of his Arm The Teachers plan??!!” Jackson tweeted at the time in a message that was retweeted nearly 100,000 times.

Kavanaugh’s nomination was approved Friday by the Senate Judiciary Committee in a vote along party lines. 

Senate Republicans agreed to ask the FBI to investigate sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh, a move that will temporarily delay his nomination. Trump said later Friday that he had ordered the FBI to conduct “a supplemental investigation to update Judge Kavanaugh’s file.”

Kavanaugh has been accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct. He has denied each of the allegations.
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