Brett Kavanaugh: Donald Trump doubts sex assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee

What the man accused of helping Kavanaugh assault a woman wrote...

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Besides, as Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley notes, "If Senate Dems think they need the FBI to investigate, why didn't they alert the Federal Bureau of Investigation on July 30", when Sen.

Prof Ford has been given until Friday to decide if she will testify.

Washington, D.C. area attorney Seth Berenzweig received the yearbook from a woman who did not want her name revealed.

He said he was "disturbed" to hear that she had been facing threats and harassment, but urged her to speak before the committee. She said he pinned her on a bed, tried to undress her and clamped his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream.

President Trump's son (left) disseminated an image of a make-believe note from a young boy to a young girl, asking her to be his girlfriend, and attributing it to Kavanaugh; at the time Sen.

Grassley has said he will not ask the FBI to investigate the allegations, as Ford has requested.

I have seen a lot of stupidity, but I don't think I have ever seen anything as dumb as the current controversy arising from Democratic Party activist Christine Ford's 36-year-old, teenage allegation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Judge Kavanaugh has called the allegation "completely false". Monday's rule: Christine Blasey Ford must be heard.

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Judge and Kavanaugh both attended Georgetown Preparatory School, a private all-boys Catholic school in North Bethesda, Maryland. Thomas' initial hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee began. "I understand that I have been identified by Dr.

"Dr. Ford's call for the FBI to investigate also demonstrates her confidence that when all the facts are examined by an impartial investigation, her account will be further corroborated and confirmed", Schumer said in a statement. In an interview with The Associated Press, he said the allegation against Kavanaugh, if true, is "close to being disqualifying, if not disqualifying".

"The accusations leveled against him in no way represent the decent young man I knew", she added.

She supported that statement by citing an email sent by Kavanaugh in March 2002 to formerAssociate White House Counsel Helgard C. Walker. "We want to get to the bottom of everything".

Kavanaugh, 53, seemed to be cruising toward that vote before the sexual misconduct allegation became public. Why haven't the Republicans simply moved ahead with Kavanaugh's confirmation?

I have invited Dr. Ford to testify regarding her allegations against Judge Kavanaugh. "Monday is her opportunity", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday.

However, if a single additional Republican senator, such as Flake or Sen.

Beyond the Senate, Republicans are bracing for the impact of Monday's scheduled hearing and the political consequences of an unpredictable and likely emotional session that could expand a Senate matter into a defining moment for the party, especially if Grassley or other Republican men aggressively question Ford about her personal life and the alleged assault.

"The Committee should have the completed report before any hearing occurs and we ask that you take immediate steps to make sure that we have the FBI's report before we proceed", the senators wrote.

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