Female Democrats fundraising off Christine Blasey Ford, Anita Hill

Pauline Gross
September 19, 2018

Even if the allegations are true, she does not believe they should disqualify the nominee, "because I don't think that's the kind of life that he's led". Citing "a person close to" Ford who also wishes to remain anonymous, they report that the harassment has been so severe she has had to move herself and her children out of their home, and is arranging for "private security".

"That's very puzzling to me", she said about the uncertainty of Ford's appearance.

Christine Ford and Brett Kavanaugh. "This is a another attempt by Republicans to rush this nomination and not fully vet Judge Kavanaugh".

"I don't think Federal Bureau of Investigation really should be involved because they don't want to be involved", Trump said.

Ford said she escaped when Kavanaugh's friend jumped on top of them, sending all three tumbling. I have never done anything like what the accuser describes-to her or to anyone. The letter describes an interaction Ford said she had with Kavanaugh in 1982, when they were high school students in suburban Maryland.

Democrats further criticized the process of document releases because Bush's lawyer Bill Burck, who previously worked under Kavanaugh in the White House, was responsible for reviewing documents for release from Bush's presidential library.

Moderate senators from both parties had argued that Judge Kavanaugh and Prof Ford should be given the chance to testify before the panel.

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If the Judiciary committee's timetable slips, it would become increasingly hard for Republicans to schedule a vote before midterm elections on November 6 elections, when congressional control will be at stake. But she ultimately decided not to come forward with her allegation.

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said on radio's "Hugh Hewitt Show" said that he'd not yet received confirmation from Ford that she would appear at the hearing, despite several attempts to reach her camp.

That high-profile session, scheduled for Monday, will occur in a Senate Judiciary Committee forum that comes amid #MeToo movement revelations involving predatory sexual attacks by powerful men.

Republicans, some of whom see the allegations as a stalling tactic by Democrats, have been pushing to confirm Kavanaugh before November's mid-term elections when they could lose control of the Senate.

Finally, refer to Christine Blasey Ford by her name. Ford identified Kavanaugh's friend as the conservative writer Mark Judge.

"The FBI does not make any judgment about the credibility or significance of any allegation", Flores said in the statement. "They can't say this is the last minute when they jammed this thing through and asked for a vote long before all the information is in".

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