Brett Kavanaugh Protest: Ayanna Pressley Joins Hundreds of Women Calling for Impeachment, Says He's 'One Insecure Man Blinded by His Privilege'

Democratic Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley joined hundreds of women outside the Supreme Court on Sunday, marking the one-year anniversary of Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation by calling for his impeachment.

Last month, Pressley introduced a resolution calling for Kavanaugh, who was confirmed despite multiple allegations of sexual misconduct dating back to his time as a student at Yale, to be impeached.

"Kavanaugh may have that seat for now, but what you, what we are fighting for is so much bigger than one insecure man blinded by his privilege," Pressley said, according to a report from The Hill.

Addressing the many demonstrators at the "reclaim the court" event organized by Women's March, Demand Justice and CPD Action, Pressley said that "for generations, we have softened our language and moderated tone."

"No more," said, calling on protesters to keep "fighting."

"Together we will raise our voices to mobilize our communities and to legislate our destiny. I believe in the power of us," she said. "And our fighting didn't end when Brett Michael Kavanaugh put on a robe, and our fighting won't end until there is a real investigation and justice for survivors."

Several women have come forward to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, including Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez and Julie Swetnick, who was at reportedly at Sunday's rally.

According to the Hill, activists surrounded Swetnick and shouted in solidarity: "We believe you."

Pressley's resolution was introduced after a New York Times report sought to shed new light on allegations of misconduct against the Supreme Court justice.

The NYT report sparked widespread controversy after its authors failed to initially mention that the alleged victim in the report had declined to be interviewed and reportedly told friends she did not recall the incident.

However, Pressley said the report raises questions around whether Kavanaugh lied under oath about the allegations against him in order to secure a Supreme Court seat.

The Massachusetts representative's resolution has received backing from 13 House Democrats, including New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib.

Shortly after it was announced, Ocasio-Cortez tweeted out her support, asserting that "it is unsurprising that Kavanaugh, credibly accused of sexual assault, would lie under oath to secure a Supreme Court seat."

"Sexual assault isn't a crime of power—it's about the abuse of power," she said. "He must be impeached."

However, the measure's chances of passing through Congress are low, with the Republican-controlled Senate likely to kill the resolution if it were to pass through the House.

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)
Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) speaks at the 'Impeachment Now!' rally in support of an immediate inquiry towards articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump on the grounds of the U.S. Capital on September 26, 2019in Washington, D.C. She has also introduced a resolution seeking to see Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh impeached. Paul Morigi/Getty
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