Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

Blasey Ford is scheduled to testify regarding her allegations before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.

But Kavanaugh's nomination languished for three years, as Democrats fumed over his participation in Bush's recount team. Kavanaugh has categorically denied this happened.

Particularly for those already primed to be suspicious of The New Yorker story, the Times' account was proof that there was less to it than met the eye. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah).

"The committee's majority staff learned the allegations made by Deborah Ramirez about Judge Kavanaugh from this evening's New Yorker report", Foy said in an email sent to reporters on Sunday.

Republicans, including President Trump, have accused Feinstein of keeping the allegations secret until the last minute to torpedo Kavanaugh's nomination.

"This may be the first time we ever heard of allegations against someone as a teenager who did not prey upon women thusly as he became powerful", Conway said during an appearance Monday on "CBS This Morning".

The person says that lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford and bipartisan representatives of the committee came to the tentative agreement Saturday. He added: "In my opinion, it is totally political".

Then she says another male student shouted to others about the incident: "Somebody yelled down the hall, 'Brett Kavanaugh just put his penis in Debbie's face.' It was his full name".

Some conservatives have questioned whether Ford actually recalls the assault as she's described it, some alleging that, maybe she was assaulted, but that it wasn't Kavanaugh.

Mormon Women for Ethical Government, which is not affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said the allegations are serious and the Senate shouldn't rush Kavanaugh's vote.

"There's a chance this could be one of the single most unfair, unjust things to happen to a candidate", Trump said Monday, after leaving United Nations Headquarters in NY, which is holding a General Assembly meeting this week.

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It has brought us to a week in which famed comedian Bill Cosby is set to be sentenced after being convicted of sexual assault.

The Post reported that Ms Keyser said she still believes Ms Ford, even if she does not remember the party.

Earlier, Trump ended a week of constraint and sarcastically assailed Ford, tweeting that if the episode was "as bad as she says", she or "her loving parents" surely would have reported it to law enforcement.

The New Yorker said it contacted Ms Ramirez after learning of a possible incident with Mr Kavanaugh. The newspaper said it had interviewed "several dozen people" over the past week to corroborate her story "and could find no one with firsthand knowledge".

The accusation from Ramirez raises the stakes further for a dramatic showdown Thursday, as Kavanaugh and Ford testify in public about an incident she characterizes as attempted rape - and that he says simply never happened.

Reporters at The Washington Post also sought corroboration but were unable to substantiate Ramirez's allegation. She had been considering speaking to the magazine for at least a week.

Kavanaugh accuser Ford agrees to testify...

Certain members of this anti-choice brigade have indicated they feel they are in a good position to make progress against abortion with Doug Ford as premier. Brown's story identifying Ford was published on September 16, after Ford put her name and accusations on the record following leaks of her identity. "The conspiracy theories are pure nonsense and completely false". At the same time, senators from both parties should be considering the question of whether any of their as-of-now-unnamed colleagues may have responded to the prospect of new revelations regarding Kavanaugh's record with efforts to "accelerate the timing of a committee vote".

"The essence of good reporting is digging out the truth and being scrupulously factual in that endeavor", said Abramson, who wrote a book with Mayer, "Strange Justice", about the 1991 Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill confrontation.

He said they appear "more interested in a political takedown" than a bipartisan process.

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