Kavanaugh: Clarence Thomas 2.0?

George W. Bush stands by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual misconduct allegation

George W. Bush stands by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual misconduct allegation

The committee's chairman, Iowa Sen.

"Dr Ford's testimony would reflect her personal knowledge and memory of events", Grassley said in a statement.

"I would also note that she has medical records that corroborate these allegations that far predate Mr. Kavanaugh's nomination", Banks added in her Morning Edition interview, referring to notes from a 2012 couples therapy session, which the Post reviewed.

"At this very moment, the issue is moving so fast that accurate predictions are hard to make", said Steven Law, who leads the super PAC aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. "And then they will vote". She also said Mark Judge witnessed it. Those witnesses would include Kavanaugh's high school friend Mark Judge, who Ford said was in the room when she was assaulted, but Judge said no. Kavanaugh has denied Ford's allegation, and Judge says he doesn't remember any such incident.

"The hearing questions need to have a frame and the investigation is the best frame for that".

In a written statement, Comstock said Kavanaugh and Ford "should both testify under oath before the Judiciary Committee".

DeSantis' answer came in response to a question about whether Kavanaugh's confirmation vote should be delayed.

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Tuesday on "Special Report" that Democrats had "every chance" to put forward allegations of assault against Judge Brett Kavanaugh "the right way". "More to the point, I never saw Brett act in the manner Dr. Ford describes".

But the Department of Justice, referring back to a statement released Monday, says the Federal Bureau of Investigation fulfilled its role by forwarding a letter to the White House Counsel's Office. He called the charges disqualifying, if true.

Meanwhile, key members the Trump administration, including the president himself, continue to defend Kavanaugh. And until the allegation surfaced, both were expected to support Kavanaugh's nomination. "It failed on both counts".

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Heller said last week he had "no reservations" about voting to confirm Kavanaugh.

But Trump said he supported the additional Judiciary Committee hearing, saying "there shouldn't even be a little doubt", about Kavanaugh's nomination. "While no sexual assault survivor should be subjected to such an ordeal, Dr. Ford wants to cooperate with the Committee and with law enforcement officials".

He added, "It's a bad thing that took place, and it's frankly a awful thing that this information wasn't given to us a long time ago". Democrats have responded that Ford asked that her confidentiality be respected and she didn't come forward until after the information was leaked. A spokesman said the five-term congressman "believes the committee and full Senate should thoroughly evaluate the claims and Judge Kavanaugh should address them". Besides Murkowski and Collins, however, none of the four other female GOP senators seemed eager to take a position Monday.

Hill, who testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991 that now-Justice Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her, said senators should avoid a "sham" proceeding.

"He nailed it!" Hyde-Smith tweeted after Kavanaugh's weeklong confirmation hearing ended September 7. Thad Cochran, will first face the voters in a November special election.

In Nevada, where Republican Sen. Dean Heller and Texas Sen.

"She believes that but for his inebriation and his inability to take her clothes off, he would have raped her", Katz said.

Ford said she will participate in any proceedings she is invited to take part in.

Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis is blaming Democrats for mishandling allegations raised against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee. But all three - Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Joe Donnelly of IN - are IN tough re-election battles and could face a revolt of the Democratic base if they vote for Kavanaugh. Feinstein said she passed Ford's account on to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

"I hope they will be given the opportunity to do that as quickly as possible", he tweeted.

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