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Second woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in new report; Peter Doocy reports from Capitol Hill.
The women accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in high school and college have something else in common: they are committed even a growing number of well-known Democratic lawyers, donors, and activists for their fight against President Trump nominated for the Supreme court.
They include a pair of high-profile lawyers, Fundraising for top Democrats; the lawyer and spokesperson of the former FBI official Andrew McCabe; former adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden; and Michael Avenatti – media-hungry lawyer for the porn star Stormy Daniels, who says he is considering a democratic run of his own for President in the year 2020.
South Carolina sen. Lindsey Graham has questions about the circumstances, the Prosecutor Christine Blasey Ford led the hiring of two attorneys Debra Katz and Lisa banks, to ask who the cost of paying your lawyer.
“They are the people who want to sink Kavanaugh and get Trump,” Graham said last week, Katz and banks on Fox News’ “The story with Martha MacCallum.”
Katz and banks with close ties to the Democratic party was underlined last week after it was revealed, in the midst of negotiations with Republicans on the question of whether Ford will testify’d, that she planned to headline a fundraiser for Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin campaign. According to Fox News and other outlets an invitation, Katz and banks get dropped from the fundraiser.
Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin (left) and attorneys Debra Katz (center) and Lisa shore (right).
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Depending on the donor records, Katz has donated generously over the years to Democrats, including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren, John Kerry, the Democratic National Committee, and others. Banks, has also donated to numerous democratic causes, including Obama, Clinton and Baldwin.
Katz has anti-Trump rally, and tell ABC News last year, “We are going to resist. We will not be silenced.”
Over the weekend, the Ford team grew s legal with the addition of attorney Michael Bromwich, who represents FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe fired, who has sparred with Trump about the FBI handling of state Hillary Clinton and Russian studies.
“I am honored that tweeted the accession of Debra Katz and Lisa banks, representing Dr. Ford,” Bromwich.
I feel very honored, Debra Katz and Lisa banks, representing Dr. Ford https://t.co/WdhWj0qmSw
— Michael R. Bromwich (@mrbromwich) September 22, 2018
Accession Bromwich on the efforts of Melissa Schwartz, who is working for Bromwich and served as McCabe speaker, and Biden Kendra Barkoff Lamy, former press spokesman. Democratic operative Ricki Seidman-who also worked for Biden and the late sen. Ted Kennedy and was involved in the Prosecutor Anita Hill’s testimony during Clarence Thomas’ Supreme Court confirmation, the advice from Ford, according to Politico.
“We are proud new members of the team Ford,” Schwartz tweeted.
This is the true. We are proud new members of the team Ford #ibelieve Christine cc: @mrbromwich https://t.co/2PZOCXP3Qo
— Melissa Schwartz (@MSchwartz3) September 22, 2018
Ford has to force the defendant from Kavanaugh to her at a party in the 1980s, before you will be able to get away.
In a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley released on Monday, Ford said it was a “difficult” decision to come forward with her statement, but she felt it was her “civic duty.” Ford said she initially wanted to testify to give the charges “in a confidential manner,” but she is now ready to.
“My original intention was primarily to be a useful citizen in a confidential, minimization of collateral damage to all the families and friends involved,” Ford said.
A second Prosecutor, Deborah Ramirez joined the challenge in a on Sunday published a story from The New Yorker, Kavanaugh, while in college, exposed himself during a drunken party in a Yale dormitory.
KAVANAUGH IS NOT BUFFETED BY MORE SUBSTANTIATED CHARGES
The Colorado Sun reported that Ramirez their lawyers with the help of Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet.
In the meantime, Avenatti-famous for the depiction of Stormy Daniels, claiming she had a past sexual encounter with Trump tweeted Sunday that he will soon show the other allegations against Kavanaugh of another woman.
I represent a woman with credible information on judge Kavanaugh and Mark judge. We are demanding, the opportunity to testimony for the Committee and will also require that judges and other persons subpoenaed to testify. The nomination must be withdrawn.
— Michael Avenatti (@Michael Avenatti) September 23, 2018
Kavanaugh has denied all the allegations, calling them “a smear”, plain and simple.”
“I represent a woman who tweeted with credible information on judge Kavanaugh and Mark judge,” Avenatti. “We are demanding the opportunity to testimony for the Committee and will also require that judges and other persons subpoenaed to testify. The nomination must be withdrawn.”
Avenatti, further claimed that he had knowledge Kavanaugh and high school friend Mark aligned to the judge on women, the rape, with drugs and alcohol, to “a” train ” of men, then you.”
He did not state the source of his evidence and not any of the alleged victims.
Avenatti, who was largely unknown before the representation of Daniels, was of lectures to Democrats in Iowa and New Hampshire, to tease a possible presidential candidate to run against Trump.
Pinned at the top of his Twitter profile – which he will use to promote the new allegations – this is his platform, where he stands on “20 key questions” ahead of a possible White house bid.
Fox News’ Edmund DeMarche contributed to this report.
Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.