Trump says Brett Kavanaugh had a 'bit of difficulty' with alcohol

Trump says Brett Kavanaugh had a 'bit of difficulty' with alcohol

Trump says Brett Kavanaugh had a 'bit of difficulty' with alcohol

Mr. Trump said Monday that a thorough FBI investigation would be "a good thing for Judge Kavanaugh". MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Thursday aired a clip of her interview with John Heilemann of Showtime's "The Circus", in which Ms. Swetnick called for an investigation into the allegations against Judge Kavanaugh.

A Yale classmate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh accused him on Sunday of being untruthful in his testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee and making a "blatant mischaracterization" of his drinking while in college.

Kavanaugh has denied Ramirez's account that he exposed himself to her and thrust his genitalia in her face during a party at a Yale dormitory when they were both students there, as reported September 23 by The New Yorker.

They were imploring him to change his mind after he announced he would support Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Republican senator who suddenly sits at the center of the explosive Supreme Court debate vowed Monday to ensure the FBI does "a real investigation" into President Donald Trump's nominee as he trekked across New England while exploring a possible run for president.

Another woman, Julie Swetnick, has alleged Kavanaugh was at high school parties in which she claims to have been gang raped. He has also denied an accusation from Deborah Ramirez, a classmate at Yale, who said he exposed himself to her at a dorm party more than 25 years ago.

Judge, a recovering alcoholic, called the allegations "so freaky that, even while suffering from my addiction, I would remember actions so outlandish".

The president revisited the question of "scope" later Saturday on Twitter, writing in part, "I want them to interview whoever they deem appropriate, at their discretion".

Trump says he wants the weeklong investigation to "be comprehensive", but also wants it to go quickly "because it's unfair" to the nominee "at this point".

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the committee, called on the White House and the FBI to provide the written directive regarding the investigation's scope. "We will urge senators from across the country to do what is right, and vote to reject Judge Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court". On Friday, Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona broke with his fellow Republicans and said that although he supported moving Kavanaugh's nomination out of the committee, he called for the FBI to investigate credible allegations against Kavanaugh.

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

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Ford provided portions of the therapist's notes to the paper, which described an incident without mentioning Kavanaugh by name. Kavanaugh has flatly denied the allegation. "I have never done anything like what the accuser describes-to her or to anyone".

Senate Democrats, Senate Republicans and Trump all got bad grades for handling the accusations of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh.

At a White House press conference, Trump said the treatment of Kavanaugh and his family by media and Democrats was "not describable".

Because this is an inquiry and not a criminal investigation, the FBI will not compel anyone to talk to them. He described Kavanaugh as becoming "belligerent and aggressive" when he drank to excess.

The votes of the three Republicans and those of red-state Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota will largely determine whether Kavanaugh is confirmed.

Senator Susan Collins, among a handful of moderates who joined Republican Senator Jeff Flake, said in an email: "I am confident that the Federal Bureau of Investigation will follow up on any leads that result from the interviews".

Ludington wrote that heavy drinking as a youth should not "condemn a person for the rest of his life".

Inside the White House, strategists view it differently.

Jeff Flake had a message for his friend Democratic Sen.

Walsh said in a statement, "We will stand up for and alongside these survivors because they are powerful, they give voice to others and they should not be dismissed".

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