"She believes that these allegations obviously bear on his character and his fitness, and the denials of course bear on his character and fitness", Katz told NBC. Kavanaugh has categorically denied the incident occurred, so logically, both he and Ford can not both be telling the truth. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said on CNN on Monday.
Asked about the allegations on Fox & Friends, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president and one of the highest-ranking women in the White House, gave a barely comprehensible answer, trying to simultaneously argue she wants to hear Ford's story while casting doubt on it. She should not be ignored.
The White House said that the FBI has repeatedly investigated Mr Kavanaugh since the 1990s for highly sensitive positions he has held, including in the office of independent counsel Ken Starr, at the White House and his current post on the federal appeals court in Washington.
Fast forward to now, and Kavanaugh doesn't sound like he's laughing, because he's being asked if, while drunk, he trapped Ford in a room, forced her onto a bed, groped her, and tried to remove her clothing, while another male teen watched. After her story began to leak, she changed her mind and made a decision to go public.
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Ford chose to go public after reporters began contacting her last week. "She's mistaken something, but I don't know her". She said managed to escape when Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge, jumped on top of them.
A split seemed to be emerging among the GOP.
While Democrats demanded a delay in a scheduled Thursday vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee on the nomination to allow the FBI to investigate, Senate Republicans struggled with how to proceed.
It's worth remembering that these Democrat tactics aren't only meant to sink this nomination - should they end up forcing Kavanaugh to withdraw - but also to damage the credibility of any Supreme Court featuring Trump-nominated (or, let's be honest, Republican-nominated) justices.
"I've made it clear that I'm not comfortable moving ahead with the vote on Thursday if we have not heard her side of the story or explored this further", Flake told The Washington Post.
The California senator said in a statement after Ford went public that she backs her decision to tell about the alleged incident and hopes "the attacks and shaming of her will stop and this will be treated with the seriousness it deserves". The committee, chaired by Sen. "Flake that we should delay this week's vote", Feinstein said.
Hurricane florence has 150 trapped in New Bern, North Carolina
Florence has caused the evacuation of some 1.5 million people with millions more likely to see some impact from the howling winds. The rising sea crept toward the two-story home of Tom Copeland, who lives on a spit of land surrounded by water in Swansboro.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said he was open to hearing from Ford, while resisting calls to delay the vote.
The Post reports that while her husband recalls Ford mentioning Kavanaugh's name in therapy, notes from her therapist that were reviewed by the newspaper do not mention his name. Ford, whose identity was unknown until Sunday, had sent a letter to Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein in July. After his confirmation, in an ABC News / Washington Post poll, 62% of Americans said Thomas should have been confirmed compared to 34% who said he should not.
"I thought he might inadvertently kill me", said Ford, 51, a clinical psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California.
"I have received information from an individual concerning the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court", Feinstein said in a statement.
"Because this never happened, I had no idea who was making this accusation until she identified herself yesterday", Kavanaugh said in a statement Monday.
The Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote Thursday on Kavanaugh's nomination. Both loudly stumbled down the stair well at which point other persons at the house were talking with them. Ford has expressed a willingness to speak before the committee, as has Kavanaugh.
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President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency on the federal level Tuesday for the Carolinas and Virginia. Geological Survey said, while more than 25 inches have fallen in the Newport, Morehead City area since Thursday.
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Williams could have gotten away with calling the umpire a thief if she were a male player", Navratilova wrote. During interviews on Thursday in Zadar, the American team backed Ramos's credentials as an umpire .
Despite reaching the milestone, this proved to be a disappointing night for the former Swedish global and his teammates. The stunning goal took Ibrahimovic's tally to 17 for the season, 11 adrift of MLS leader Josef Martinez.
A man whose neighborhood was among dozens that erupted in fire says he ran into his basement to find that the room was glowing. Massachusetts State Police say officials will be shutting off power to all residents in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover.
Under the deal, Iran undertook to put limits on its nuclear program in exchange for the removal of nuclear-related sanctions. Iran finally managed to get Dino I and Dune to China out of Kharg Island. "China is Iran's top, top oil purchaser".
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours. Far from this hurricane parade on the other side of the globe, Tropical Storm Olivia is flying solo east of Hawaii.
The 27-year-old receiver has had a tumultuous career in the National Football League filled with highs and lows. The Cleveland Browns announced Saturday that they are going to release wide receiver Josh Gordon on Monday.
Members of both parties on Capitol Hill disagreed with the president's statements . "We'll make meaningful changes", Long said. Power was out for months for much of the island and damage from the storm remains in parts of the territory.
In a translation from Russian, the pair told RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan they worked in the fitness industry. Investigators say Novichok, the nerve agent used in the attack, was carried in a fake Nina Ricci perfume bottle.
Power outages near 800000 as Florence rocks the Carolina coast
Perry says his department has been in contact with power companies and gas pipeline operators. "So I had to find a place to go". A 78-year-old man was electrocuted at his home while attempting to connect two extension cords outside in the rain, Dail said.
Flooded town of New Bern, N.C., turns a corner
In South Carolina, a 62-year-old woman died when her vehicle hit a tree that had fallen across a road in the town of Union. In general, south eastern sections of North Carolina like Wilmington and Fayetteville are at risk of flooding.
Confirmed Dead Due to Hurricane Florence
The storm was downgraded to a category one Thursday evening, but is still packing winds of at least 85 miles per hour. Myrtle Beach, a SC beach resort, was deserted with empty streets, boarded up storefronts and very little traffic.
Hurricane Florence starts battering US East Coast
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 195 miles. It says the threat of freshwater flooding will increase in coming hours and days from the storm's heavy rains.