Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate


"Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a fine man, with an impeccable reputation, who is under assault by radical left wing politicians who don't want to know the answers, they just want to destroy and delay", Trump tweeted.

Ford alleges that more than 30 years ago, when she and Kavanaugh were teenagers in high school, he sexually assaulted her at a party - holding her down, groping her, attempting to remove her clothes and putting his hand over her mouth when she tried to shout.

They fear that without a shared set of facts, Republicans would simply move quickly after the testimony to confirm Kavanaugh. Senate judiciary staff has reached out to some outside female prosecutors about questioning Kavanaugh and Ford at the hearing, but no one has been hired for this role yet.

Conway says Ford and Kavanaugh should testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. Apparently, this additional evidence has had the opposite effect on the Senate Judiciary Committee. But Tuesday, she began insisting on an FBI investigation of her allegations and said other witnesses should also participate in a hearing.

A number of women who say they have known and worked with Kavanaugh throughout his legal career say he has been respectful and fair in dealing with them.

Republicans have largely stuck to the Monday timeline, as well as Grassley's decision to limit the hearing to two witnesses: Kavanaugh and Ford.

Democrats insisted that the FBI investigated Anita Hill's claims that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas harassed her while they were both federal employees. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation and pledged to testify at Monday's hearing.

She also wants the committee to subpoena Mark Judge, who Ford has said was present for the alleged assaulted, the Associated Press reported.

The psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California said she was being treated for what she said had been the long-term effects of the incident. Kavanaugh is scheduled to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday following an allegation of sexual misconduct from when was in high school.

McConnell continues to back Kavanaugh, saying that "President Trump has nominated a stunningly successful individual".

On Wednesday, Sen. Chuck Grassley sent a letter to Sen.

She told the Post she remembered thinking, "I'm not ever telling anyone this". The White House. Judge Kavanaugh has not asked to have the FBI investigate these claims.

Asking Kavanaugh to go first is "not doable" according to the source, noting he would need to respond to any new accusation that comes up at the hearing.

That isn't clear. What Feinstein has said is that Ford asked her to keep the letter confidential. "He remains committed to providing a fair forum for both Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh".

According to Ford's account, she attended a house party with Kavanaugh and other teens at a Maryland home in 1982.

By the time of the White House's response to TIME, Ed Whelan, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, had already deleted his tweets from the previous evening which put forward a theory that a different Georgetown Prep student had assaulted Christine Blasey Ford and apologized for them, saying it was "an appalling and inexcusable mistake" to post them.

US President Donald Trump (right) greets Judge Brett Kavanaugh, his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, July 9, 2018, in Washington.

"President Trump has nominated a stunningly successful individual".