Kavanaugh, Ford to testify at US Senate hearing on Monday

George W. Bush stands by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual misconduct allegation

Grassley added, "Accusers deserve to be heard and, after they're heard and we also have a responsibility to hear Judge Kavanaugh, and I want to hear from Dr. Ford, and she deserves to be heard, because these are serious accusations". Debra S. Katz, Ford's attorney, said on NBC's "Today" that Ford was ready to testify publicly to the Judiciary panel, but she did not respond Monday evening to efforts to learn whether she would appear.

In an updated statement, Kavanaugh said at the White House on Monday, "This is a completely false allegation". On Sunday, The Washington Post published a story that detailed Ford's personal account of an incident that Ford said took place when she and Kavanaugh were both in high school. "How could we want to get the truth and not have Mr. Judge come to the hearing and be asked questions?" the New York Democrat said.

Murray and other Democrats are drawing a direct parallel between the claims against Kavanaugh and those raised in 1991 when Anita Hill accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment during his confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court.

Grassley's committee staff has already begun conducting preliminary interviews by phone with alleged witnesses related to the incident that Ford described to the Washington Post as having happened in the early 1980s when she and Kavanaugh were teenagers living in the Washington, D.C., suburbs.

Palo Alto University professor Christine Blasey Ford revealed her identity as the author of an anonymous letter this weekend.

The woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempting to rape her will not testify to the Senate next week, says her lawyer.

"There must be an agreement on witnesses, and the FBI should be given time to reopen its background check investigation into Judge Kavanaugh", Schumer said.

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Hill said she has still never heard from Biden personally but that the apology is not due to her alone.

"If Sen. Heller still has no reservations about confirming Judge Kavanaugh to a lifetime appointment on the nation's highest court, then he isn't listening to Nevadans", Rosen said in a statement Monday.

Nominated by President George H.W. Bush to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Thurgood Marshall, his confirmation almost was derailed by charges he sexually harassed Anita Hill.

Mark Judge, who has been named as the third person in the room, told The Weekly Standard the allegations were "absolutely nuts".

"She's got a strong group of women who are standing by her and would do anything for her", said Bethany Kay, 44, a CPA for a tech company. What about experts who can speak to the effects of this kind of trauma on a victim? But, she is out of their good graces after how she's handled Kavanaugh's nomination. It was unfair to Kavanaugh, unfair to his accuser and unfair to Feinstein's colleagues - Democrats and Republicans alike - on the Senate Judiciary Committee. "He stands ready to testify tomorrow if the Senate is ready to hear him", White House spokesman Raj Shah said in a statement Monday. "The FBI's role in such matters is to provide information for the use of the decision makers".

With Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation still in the balance, Republicans on the hill and in Trump's White House are scurrying to try to discredit Ford's story the best they can. "If they wanted to be, I would certainly do that, but as you know, they say this is not really their thing". They say the hearing should not move forward until that investigation is completed.

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