Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh had to leave through the back of a Washington, D.C. restaurant after demonstrators surrounded the front.
Protesters showed up outside of Morton’s in downtown D.C. while Kavanaugh was dining, Politico reported.
The protesters demanded Morton’s expel Kavanaugh. ShutDownDC tweeted Wednesday night, “Kavanaugh sneaked out the back with his security details .”
“@mortons ought to be ashamed of welcoming someone who clearly hates women.”
We hear that Kavanaugh sneaked out with his security guard. @mortons should be ashamed for welcoming a man who so clearly hates women.
— ShutDownDC (@ShutDown_DC) July 7, 2022
Kavanaugh did not get a glimpse of the protesters and ate a full meal, Politico reported.
Morton’s released a statement to Politico’s Daniel Lippman in which he expressed outrage over the protesters.
NEW. Justice Brett Kavanaugh was forced to leave Morton’s through the back on Wednesday evening after protestors from DC showed up at the front. A Morton’s rep told me: “Politics … should not trample the freedom at play of the right to congregate and eat dinner.” https://t.co/wlA4J2nxYW pic.twitter.com/jpsfhB3JVo
— Daniel Lippman (@dlippman) July 8, 2022
“Honorable Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh and all of our other patrons at the restaurant were unduly harassed by unruly protestors while eating dinner at our Morton’s restaurant,” the chain steakhouse said in a statement obtained by Politico. No matter what your views or opinions, politics should not interfere with the freedom to gather and enjoy dinner. There’s a place and time for everything. Disturbing our customers’ dinner was selfish and uncouth An armed man with at least one weapon, as well as burglary tools, was taken into custody near Kavanaugh’s Maryland home. He told police that he was planning to murder Kavanaugh. (RELATED: CNN Anchor Presses Democrat On Whether Party’s Rhetoric Had Something To Do With Kavanaugh’s Would-Be Assassin)
The California man was on a street near Kavanaugh’s home in Maryland when he was stopped by officers and admitted his plans. The court appeared to be poised for Roe v. Wade as a draft opinion was leaked. Wade.