Coulter rips Flake for urging Kavanaugh vote delay: 'My repressed memory: You as a Republican'

Coulter rips Flake for urging Kavanaugh vote delay: 'My repressed memory: You as a Republican'
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Conservative commentator Ann Coulter on Monday ripped Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeThe Hill's Morning Report - White House, Congress: Urgency of now around budget Jeff Daniels blasts 'cowardice' of Senate Republicans against Trump WANTED: A Republican with courage MORE (R-Ariz.) for his urging to delay a vote surrounding President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump rips Dems' demands, impeachment talk: 'Witch Hunt continues!' Nevada Senate passes bill that would give Electoral College votes to winner of national popular vote The Hill's Morning Report - Pelosi remains firm despite new impeachment push MORE's supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Republican's are scrambling to contain the fallout from a decades-old sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh and there have been escalating calls for he and his accuser to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee.


Flake said he is not "comfortable voting yes" on the nominee and called to hear more from the accuser.

Coulter lashed out on Twitter at the senator about a possible postponement "so we can hear her 'repressed memory.' "

"Hey Jeff Flake: Sure, let's postpone the vote so we can hear her "repressed memory" from 35 years ago. Here's MY repressed memory: You as a Republican," Coulter wrote to her more than two million followers. 

Christine Blasey Ford says Kavanaugh attempted to sexually assault her in an incident she says occurred 35 years ago at a high school party.

"We need to hear from her," Flake told Politico. "And I don't think I'm alone in this."

Flake, a regular critic of the president, also told The Washington Post that doesn't think the Judiciary Committee should vote on Thursday vote until senators hear more from Blasey Ford. 

"For me, we can’t vote until we hear more," said Flake, who serves as a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

If Flake joins Democrats on the panel in opposing Kavanaugh, his nomination would be stalled. Republicans have a slim 11-10 majority in the Judiciary Committee.