What did we learn from the Kavanaugh and Ford Supreme Court hearings?

The magazine also warned Republicans on the committee against voting for Kavanaugh without investigating all of the women's claims.

"We make this request because of the ABA's respect for the rule of law and due process under law, " the ABA letter to committee leadership said.

The ABA went on to say that any appointment to the Supreme Court is "simply too important to rush to a vote".

There were two distinct juries whose opinions of Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who testified that he sexually assaulted her, matter: the millions of Americans who followed the proceedings and will vote in a bit more than a month, and more immediately the small handful of senators who remain undecided about whether or not they'll vote to confirm Kavanaugh.

"For the good of the country and the future credibility of the Supreme Court in a world that is finally learning to take reports of harassment, assault and abuse seriously, it is time to find a nominee whose confirmation will not repudiate that lesson", they write. While, he said, it took courage for Ford to testify, there was no evidence to corroborate her allegations.

Trump missed hardly a moment of the proceedings, relying on DVRs to keep up on the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday first from his private office on Air Force One as he travelled from NY to Washington, and then back at the White House, using DVRs to fill in the gaps.

Ford said her motivation to come forward with her story was entirely unrelated to politics.

"You may defeat me in the final vote, but you'll never get me to quit, never", he said.

The reversal is significant given Kavanaugh has repeatedly cited his Catholic faith and Jesuit education in defending himself against Ford's accusations. She is running for re-election in a state that voted heavily for President Donald Trump. "So I believe once he gets to the Supreme Court, he will call the balls and strikes fairly", Conway said.

Laughing Matter: Trump's Second Day at United Nations is a Wild Ride
There was no collusion. "In honor of you", he told the reporter, he'd be making the call. Trump predicted the controversy would scare away future nominees.

The mood was intense as Kavanaugh's voice filled the room for the extraordinary session, unlike Ford's quiet testimony.

Graham rocked the hearing room when he asked Kavanaugh whether he knew when he met with Sen.

Ford, now 51, has said of Kavanaugh, "I believed he was going to rape me".

DKE, the fraternity, was considered a "rapey frat", she said.

He cried as he spoke of how the ordeal has wrecked his family. The psychology professor said she was 100% sure that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school. He said he welcomes whatever investigation the committee wants into the incident but would not directly answer whether he would seek an FBI inquiry.

Like other Republicans, Flake did not speak or ask questions during Ford's testimony, instead ceding his time to outside prosecutor Rachel Mitchell. It remains true that none of the people Ford named, man or woman, has confirmed that the gathering in question took place at all, much less that any assault occurred.

A few hours later in the same seat, a livid Brett M. Kavanaugh unleashed a visceral anger that seemed to have been pent up for the two weeks that the Supreme Court nominee faced mounting allegations of sexual misconduct from Ford and two other women. "I like beer", he said, but he also said he'd never passed out and never attacked Ford.

The Senate Judiciary Committee, which heard from Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, was expected to vote soon on his nomination, possibly as early as Friday.

Related News:

  • Maddox Ritch's father explains how his son disappeared at Rankin Lake Park

    Maddox Ritch's father explains how his son disappeared at Rankin Lake Park

    Something you may think is insignificant could be helpful to our case". "Please call us, you may be able to help us find Maddox". Hundreds of investigators spreading their search beyond the park , into the woods toward Interstate-85 and Long Creek.
    Here's all the changes to Fortnite's map for Season 6

    Here's all the changes to Fortnite's map for Season 6

    Fortnite is regularly played by more than 75 million people around the world and is the most viewed game on streaming site Twitch. With new locations and features like pets, this season will have plenty to offer for players of the absurdly popular game.
    Clemson QB Kelly Bryant to transfer after demotion

    Clemson QB Kelly Bryant to transfer after demotion

    I certainly could have started him this week, which would have limited his options, but that's not how we operate here. But at the same time, I've got to do what's best for me. "But I wouldn't judge him for that".
  • Fortnite Had its

    Fortnite Had its "Biggest Month Yet" in August With 78 Million Players

    Perhaps the Fall Skirmish events are for you! The first week's competitive format will be a " Hold The Throne " Duos competition. As the image above shows, Epic has clubs like " Bush Bandits ", "Lucky Llamas", "Dusty Dogs", and even "Fort Knights".
    Philippines arrests lawmaker fiercely critical of Duterte

    Philippines arrests lawmaker fiercely critical of Duterte

    Earlier this month , Duterte revoked an amnesty granted to Trillanes for his role in the failed mutinies. The senator had earlier said he would not resist arrest providing police presented a the proper warrant.

    Brett Kavanaugh's yearbook jokes explained

    He and Ford will both appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, barring any changes to the latest schedule. Christine Blasey Ford when he was in high school and exposed himself to Deborah Ramirez when he was a college freshman.
  • Bolton warns Iran of 'hell to pay' if US  citizens harmed

    Bolton warns Iran of 'hell to pay' if US citizens harmed

    Security Council supported the JCPOA, either directly or indirectly, and referred to the American action as an incorrect action". The US President has one again accused Iran of fueling conflict in the region, and seeking to develop nuclear weapon.
    Friday morning committee vote could set up quick Kavanaugh confirmation

    Friday morning committee vote could set up quick Kavanaugh confirmation

    Ford was only questioned by Democrats, while Republicans on the committee left the probing up to Mitchell. He mocked Ford's allegations - and several others since - that have accused him of sexual impropriety.

    Brent prices dip while USA crude oil supplies exceed analyst expectations

    Shipping data shows Iran September exports fell to around 2 million bpd as buyers around the world bow to USA pressure and cut imports.
  • Trump Blasts 'Con Artist' Dems He Says 'Laugh' at Kavanaugh Allegations

    Trump Blasts 'Con Artist' Dems He Says 'Laugh' at Kavanaugh Allegations

    Christian Civil Rights Watch Co-founder and Chief Counsel Matt Barber contends that Rosenstein is in big trouble. Rosenstein will be meeting with President Trump directly on Thursday, after which, well, anything can happen.
    Samsung Galaxy S10 Will Not Be So Curvy?

    Samsung Galaxy S10 Will Not Be So Curvy?

    For selfies, there is a single 24-megapixel fixed-focus camera sensor at the front along with an f/2.0 aperture and an LED flash. Other features the device comes with is a dedicated Bixby button, Dolby Atmos support, have Samsung Pay, and Samsung Health.
    'He's a Buffoon': Tucker Reacts to Michael Avenatti Entering Kavanaugh Nomination Case

    'He's a Buffoon': Tucker Reacts to Michael Avenatti Entering Kavanaugh Nomination Case

    Two other women, Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez , have come forward with their own allegations against Kavanaugh. And early reports of the Avenatti release don't yet have a response from the Senate Judiciary Committee or Kavanaugh.

Most liked

Theresa May rejects calls for a general election over Brexit
Citing a member of her inner circle, the newspaper also said that May was planning to step down from her role next summer. Some critics said that the controversial Chequers plan will leave Britain "half in, half out" of the EU.

Google Pixel 3 And Pixel 3 XL’s Charging Dock Detailed In Leak
The search giant may have finally seen the error of its ways as the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will have wireless charging . For the next two weeks, your phone can cosplay as a phone that hasn't even been shown to the public yet. officially.

Karan Johar's 'Biggest Blockbuster' Pic Is Surely Not To Be Missed!
The mega-budget multi-starrer featuring some of the biggest contemporary Bollywood stars is the filmmaker's first historical. Karan Johar's celebrity talk show will go on air from October 21 on Star World, with episodes out every Sunday at 9pm.

Telltale Games may finish The Walking Dead's final season after all
Unfortunately, for fans of The Walking Dead , this left the future of Season 4 up in the air. Now playing: Watch this: Slaughtering walkers - The Walking Dead: Michonne Episode.

JK Rowling responds to Fantastic Beasts casting backlash
By the time we meet her in " Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", Nagini is already a full-fledge snake. Kim herself shared her excitement about her role in an interview with Entertainment Weekly .

Senate's Judiciary Committee, then and now
They're hoping for a final Senate roll call next week, seating Kavanaugh on the court for the October start of its new term. She said that Kavanaugh's declaration of "innocence" and lack of sexual inactivity in high school on Fox News is a lie.

Air Niugini plane overshoots runway in Micronesia and sinks in sea lagoon
Images circulating online showed the Air Niugini plane, from Papua New Guinea, sitting in shallow water just off the coast. People in small boats were seen rescuing people from the plane before it began to sink. "It was sinking.

First look at Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers in upcoming biopic
Rogers' ) relationship to his life , and how (the reporter's) whole world changes when coming in contact with Fred Rogers ". Chris Cooper ( Live by Night ) and This Is Us star Susan Kelechi Watson also appear in the much-anticipated film.

United Kingdom government 'agrees not to favour European Union workers after Brexit'
But there was a blunt add to her message to the USA business world: "We have to make sure we're prepared for any eventuality". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and other party chiefs oppose that idea, saying Labour must honor voters' 2016 decision to leave.

Devin McCourty happy Eric Reid has signed, hopes Colin Kaepernick is next
Eric Reid's long wait to rejoin the National Football League after having been largely ignored during free agency is over. Reid, 26 years old, had played his entire five-year career with the 49ers until he became a free agent this off-season.

Russian Federation will equip the Syrian military missile complex
Moscow said relations with Israel had been "damaged" by the downing of the plane and the deaths of the 15 personnel aboard. Then there's the Russian claim the Israelis gave an advance warning only one minute before the actual strike.

Vikings concerned about DE Everson Griffen's well-being
Bank Stadium because of a knee injury and did not attend the game because of what the team called a personal issue. He signed a $58 million, four-year contract extension in 2017 and had a career-high 13 sacks that season.

Trump 'not happy' with Fed's interest rate hike
During his remarks Wednesday, Trump reiterated that Fed officials are raising rates because the USA economy is "doing so well". That's because the tariffs - and the resulting retaliation from America's trading partners - could weaken the US economy.

New bombshell allegations against US Supreme Court nominee
However, he has said he would listen to what Ford has to say at the hearing and, if persuaded, could withdraw the nomination. Protesters with Women's March and others gather in front of the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 24, 2018.

Trudeau says Canadians are tough negotiators
Officials in the PMO insisted no such request had been made, given already close contact with the White House. Trump has said "a few times" that a new deal would mitigate the tariff issue, Trudeau said.