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Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh: The allegations
Christine Blasey Ford has publicly Donald Trump ‘ s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault decades ago are accused of. A look at what she says and how top legislators respond.
All 10 Democrats on the Senate judiciary Committee have asked that the forthcoming vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation be delayed to the Supreme court, because of the new revelations of child sexual false allegation behavior. At least one Republican on the Committee, the Democrats.
Professor Christine Blasey Ford came out publicly to us to accuse Kavanaugh, a federal appeals judge, the President of Trump’s pick for the Supreme court, of sexual assault, an incident she said happened more than three decades.
In an interview with The Washington Post, Ford accused Kavanaugh of pinning you to a bed during a house party in Maryland in the early 1980s, she tries to remove your clothes, and put his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream. At the time of the alleged incident, Ford was 15, and Kavanaugh approximately was 17, she said, calling for Kavanaugh was drunk at the time.
WHO CHRSTINE BLASEY FORD, THE PROFESSOR, THE DEFENDANT BRETT KAVANAUGH OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT?
Who is Christine Blasey Ford, the professor, the defendant Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct?
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Kavanaugh has called the allegations “completely false.”
Both Ford and Kavanaugh expressed a willingness to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the allegations.
As the Democrats have for a delay in the vote – on Thursday – some Republicans have their colleagues across the aisle in support for a break. Republican sen. Chuck Grassley, the Chairman, said the couple interviewed, by telephone, by cross-party personnel; Democrats, on the other hand, that would not be sufficient, and argue for a delay in the proceedings, so you can investigate the FBI.
Read faith for a look at the GOP senators, that the vote should be delayed.
Jeff Flake: Arizona sen. Jeff Flake has said that he was “uncomfortable moving forward with a Yes vote, until we hear of the” Ford. So far he is the only GOP member of the Committee on legal Affairs, has delayed public support for the vote.
Bob Corker: Outgoing Tennessee sen. Bob Corker said, Politically, he supports a delay in the confirmation vote. He is not a member of the legal Committee.
“I think that would be the best for all parties, including the candidacy,” he said to a delay. “If you are not heard, you should do so quickly.”
Lisa Murkowski: in the light of the sexual assault allegations not raised during Kavanaugh’s hearing before the Committee on the rights of earlier, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, said the Committee “may” need to immediately to the vote.
“Well, I think, to take into account that it could be something that you may have, at least in this discussion,” Murkowski, who is not a member of the Committee, told CNN. “This is not something that came up during the trial. The hearings are now over, and if it requires real substance of this answer. This can be something you must look the Committee.”
Fox News’ Andrew O’reilly contributed to this report.
Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter: @K_Schallhorn.