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Second woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in new report; Peter Doocy reports from Capitol Hill.
EXCLUSIVE – Brett Kavanaugh, President of Trump’s pick for the Supreme court, and his wife, Ashley, speaking to Fox News in an exclusive interview Monday on the sexual misconduct allegations that threatened to derail his confirmation.
The interview is set to air at 7 p.m. ET on “The story” with Martha MacCallum.
Kavanaugh addressed the allegations are categorically the incidents in dispute ever happened, and said he would not withdraw his name from consideration.
Kavanaugh and Prosecutor Christine Blasey Ford, testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. She said he covered her mouth and she tried to remove her clothes at a party in the early 1980s, when both were still teenagers.
In a New Yorker story on Sunday night, Deborah Ramirez, published, he would have said to her while they were students at Yale University.
Kavanaugh told Fox News that he looks forward to clearing his name at the Thursday hearing. The pair also spoke about the threats against her family, saying her life is now in danger.
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Top Republicans include Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., have slammed what they described as a “smear campaign” orchestrated by the Democrats. Meanwhile, Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, called on the Kavanaugh nomination will be stopped while the FBI is investigating the allegations.
This is a developing story; check back tonight for the full interview. Fox News’ Martha MacCallum contributed to this report.