Brett Kavanaugh: Who are Supreme Court nominee's accusers?

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

Brett Kavanaugh: Who are Supreme Court nominee's accusers?

Ford requested in negotiations to not face Kavanaugh in person.

Swetnick said she was a victim of one of those incidents in the early 1980s and that Kavanaugh and Judge had been present, though she did not say whether they had sex with her. She also said she was uncertain of some details. Avenatti said Wednesday, July 4, 2018, he doesn't owe any money personally and called the court filing "politically motivated".

She wrote she witnessed Kavanaugh "engage in abusive and physically aggressive behavior toward girls, including pressing girls against him without their consent, grinding against girls and attempting to remove or shift girls' clothing to expose private body parts".

Kavanaugh and President Trump, along with other supporters including Sen.

Swetnick did not identify who allegedly raped her.

"Over the past few days, other false and uncorroborated accusations have been aired", he added.

The allegations have risked endangering Kavanaugh's chances of confirmation in the Senate, which Trump's fellow Republicans control by a narrow 51-49 margin.

Those elections could shift the balance of power in Congress as Democrats seek to regain control from conservatives.

Kavanaugh has denied both allegations. All the three allegations have been denied by the Supreme Court nominee.

As Trump repeated his support for Kavanaugh on Wednesday, calling him "outstanding" and an "absolute gem", four people released affidavits claiming that Blasey Ford had told them about the alleged sexual assault prior to his nomination for the Supreme Court.

The protests came on the same day a letter Ford sent to Republican Chuck Grassley, the Senate Judiciary chairman, was made public.

Ramirez is the second woman to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

Trump said he "could be persuaded" by Ford's testimony.

By evening, John Clune was hitting national television shows, expressing dismay that no investigation had been opened and accusing Republicans on the Senate committee of vowing to discuss how the process might work but failing to get on the phone when they said they would. He's denied those allegations.

An attorney for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says there is no dispute that he drank in high school and college.

"I would describe them as "joined at the hip" and I consistently saw them together in many social settings. In retrospect, I said and did things in high school that make me cringe now", he added.

Russell Wheeler, an expert on the judicial selection process at the Brookings Institution, said he is unaware of a similar media interview by a Supreme Court nominee in the past 100 years. It's the same as saying, 'I couldn't have robbed that bank, I'm a virgin.'" Meyers also suggested that "if you're trying to distance yourself from sexual assault, maybe Fox News isn't the place to hang out.

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The Senate's partisan brawl over Kavanaugh intensified Tuesday, when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell accused Democrats of rushing to convict Kavanaugh and "destroy his good name" with unproven allegations, abandoning any presumption of innocence - a bedrock principle of American jurisprudence.

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