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Ford says she’s certain Kavanaugh attacked her

Ford says she’s certain Kavanaugh attacked her

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Graham supported Republicans' ultimately successful efforts to block action on President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nomination of Judge Merrick Garland.

Both Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh are set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday about Blasey Ford's allegation. I denied the allegation immediately, unequivocally, and categorically. In the wake of sexual harassment claims against Kavanaugh, and an already clearly divided Senate, his confirmation vote will likely be one of the narrowest in court history.

President Trump went on to comment on whether or not he would consider withdrawing the nomination.

Blasey Ford's accusations have thrust her into an intense national spotlight, as Trump seeks to push through his nominee on party lines and Democrats demand a suspension of the proceedings to allow the FBI to conduct a thorough investigation. The release includes a day-by-day view of the committee's investigative work over the last two weeks since allegations surfaced targeting Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh, who has denied all allegations, also faces sexual misconduct accusations from two other women.

"We're dealing with an anonymous letter about an anonymous person and an anonymous friend", he said.




Ford, a research psychologist and professor, told the Senate Judiciary Committee that "indelible in the hippocampus is the laughter".

"But let me tell you when it comes to this".

"They are actually con artists because they know how quality this man is and they have destroyed a man's reputation and they want to destroy it even more, and I think people are going to see that in the midterms, what they have done to this family, what they have done to these children, these lovely children of his and what they have done to his wife. I have to watch tomorrow".

During her opening remarks on Thursday, Ford said she was "terrified" to be there but felt it was her "civic duty".

Thursday morning, in her first public comments, Julie Swetnick, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in high school, said in an interview broadcast Thursday that Kavanaugh does not deserve a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court.

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