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Second woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in new report; Peter Doocy reports from Capitol Hill.
President Trump Stand foursquare behind Brett Kavanaugh on Monday in the Wake of the new sexual misconduct nominated behaviour allegations against his Supreme court called unsubstantiated allegations “totally political” and “unfair.”
The President goes on the latest twist to jolt the chaotic Supreme Court confirmation process in the modern times on the sidelines of the United Nations conference in New York.
“I am declared, with judge Kavanaugh,” the trump card. “For people coming back from the sinking of thirty-six years, and thirty years ago, and never mentioned, all of a sudden it happened … totally political.”
The President signalled the White house would dig in and defend Kavanaugh in the midst of the onslaught of accusations, calling the situation “one of the single unfair, unjust things happen to a candidate.”
The allegations in this stage, went far beyond the sexual harassment claims leveled by Anita Hill against now-Justice Clarence Thomas in 1991. The result is a confirmation process in a matter of days, shifted from a virtual lock to be a situation where the candidate stands on a knife-edge, its success or failure, depending on the current media-bombs, and your credibility in the Senate.
The current, detailed indictment of Debbie Ramirez, who put in an article in the New Yorker alleged Kavanaugh, to her, during a Yale University party.
Ramirez claimed Kavanaugh committed the act while intoxicated, during a drinking game in the academic year 1983-84, when Kavanaugh was a freshman. They also claimed that they accidentally touched Kavanaugh ‘ s penis, when you pushed him away and said the incident left her “embarrassed and ashamed and humiliated.”
The report noted that the magazine had confirmed that Kavanaugh was at the party in question. An anonymous male classmate said, he continued, it was said that Kavanaugh had to Ramirez, the within the following days.
Ramirez confessed to the magazine that she is not fully the alleged incident to remember, because they had been drinking at the time. The magazine also reported that Ramirez spent six days “to evaluate carefully their memories, and consultation with your lawyer,” before the full version of your story.
Kavanaugh responded that the event “didn’t happen”, and that the allegation “is a smear, plain and simple.”
The report only, as the Senate judiciary Committee Thursday hearing scheduled to receive testimony from the nominee, the first Prosecutor, Christine Blasey Ford, the claims, Kavanaugh held her down and tried to force them on her while the two were in high school.
The White house, meanwhile, pushed hard, referring in part to a New York Times report said that the newspaper could not be backed up Ramirez’s claims.
“The Times interviewed several dozen people in the last week, in an attempt to confirm their story, and no one could find, wrote with first-Hand knowledge,” the Times, in a story that followed the New York report. “Ms. Ramirez even contacted former Yale classmates asked if she recalled the incident and said some of them that you can’t be sure, Mr. Kavanaugh was the one who exposed himself.”
The White house pointed to a number of other possible inconsistencies that the Prosecutor admitted there were “gaps” in their memory, and the magazine recognized no other eye-witnesses, secured account.
Sen. Chuck Grassley, the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, at the end of Sunday slammed Senate Democrats for the withholding of information from the Committee regarding the new sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh.
The Iowa Republican, said the Committee will try to evaluate the new claims, but said in a statement: “it seems that they [the Democrats] are more interested in a political takedown” as “pursing the allegations by a non-partisan and professional investigative process.”
Office the statement released as a third possible claim arose out of Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for the porn star Stormy Daniels that claims to allow you to Kavanaugh and others targeted women with “alcohol/drugs”, and men to rape, to high-school parties. This accusation any confirmation was missing.
Kavanaugh’s started most loyal allies, to go to mount pressure for the Senate to a vote.
“This has all the ingredients for a smear campaign on steroids,” judicial crisis Network Chief Counsel Carrie Severino said in a statement. “Senate Republicans should stand up to this baseless and discredited allegations, and move forward with a vote to confirm Kavanaugh.”
Fox News’ Eddie ‘ DeMarche, and Samuel Chamberlain contributed to this report.