Clooney also spoke about the current state of the #MeToo movement.
Amal Clooney hit back at President Donald Trump Friday after he previously mocked Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony regarding her alleged sexual assault at the hands of now confirmed Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh.
"Survivors in any country deserve the chance to look their abusers in the eye and for history to record what has happened to them," Clooney said in a speech at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women according to the Philadelphia Magazine. "That means the president of a country should not publicly ridicule a woman who courageously comes forward to allege abuse."
"And it means the leader of the Senate should not assure constituents that he would 'plow right through' her testimony," she added.
Trump poked fun at Ford's testimony at a rally in Mississippi early this month, where he mocked Ford's testimony against Kavanaugh.
"How did you get home? 'I don't remember.' How did you get there? 'I don't remember.' Where is the place? 'I don't remember.' How many years ago was it? 'I don't know. I don't know. I don't know,'" Trump said at the event.
Despite the allegations, Kavanaugh was confirmed into the Senate with the 50-49 vote a few days later.
Clooney, who missed Princess Eugenie's royal wedding to attend the event, also spoke about the #MeToo movement, calling it a "defining moment in the struggle for women's rights."
"We are living through a moment of reckoning and a rebalancing of power," she said. "There is still much for us to do. Still, I am optimistic."
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