Two Republican senators urge committee to hear out Kavanaugh accuser before vote

Murkowski said that while the allegations "are very old", they "seem to go into fair amount of detail", Sciutto reported. She didn't say anything in the confirmation hearings. The confirmation MUST BE DELAYED so the FBI can investigate this extremely serious matter. 'He was trying to attack me and remove my clothing'. Dianne Feinstein (D-California), the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee. After knowledge of the allegation was made public, Feinstein then only made a cryptic statement about a matter she turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which declined to investigate the matter.

The allegations, which Kavanaugh vehemently denies, refer to when he was a student at Georgetown Preparatory School in North Bethesda, Maryland, in the 1980s.

The Associated Press has not confirmed The New Yorker's account.

A full vote by the Senate is expected by the end of the month.

According to CNN.com, "Kavanaugh physically pushed her into a bedroom, the accuser said".

It is quite possible - or even likely - that hearings won't prevent Brett Kavanaugh from being confirmed given the equivocal evidence against him and, perhaps even more importantly, the number of Republicans and red-state Democrats in the Senate. But since the Intercept revealed the allegation - which quickly snowballed into absurd theater in the days following - she said she felt she needed to come forward.

She continued, "The Senate Judiciary Committee should put in place a process that enables anyone with a complaint of this nature to be heard". There is a way back to the better times of which Ginsburg spoke, though it will require great courage and character - to confirm the highly qualified Kavanaugh with a bipartisan vote.

As Democrats, led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY, called for a delay in the vote, two committee Republicans - all 11 on the GOP side are men - Sens.

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Then a law professor at the University of Oklahoma, Hill testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that she had been sexually harassed by Thomas when she worked with him at the Education Department and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Female voters preferred Democratic candidates over Republican ones by 54 per cent to 33 per cent, while 62 per cent of women disapproved of Trump's job performance, according to an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll in July.

She says Kavanaugh groped her over her clothes, grinded his body against hers and tried to take off her one-piece swimsuit and the outfit she wore over it. She said she believed the attack occurred in 1982. She told other people about the alleged attack years before Kavanaugh was a Supreme Court nominee.

Ms Ford, who is now 51, works at Palo Alto University in California.

She gave portions of the therapist's notes to The Post.

Additional notes show she described a "rape attempt" in her late teens.

Ms Ford told the Post she changed her mind about coming forward after watching portions of her story come out without her permission. Sixty-five senators met individually with Judge Kavanaugh during a almost two-month period before the hearing began, yet Feinstein didn't share this with her colleagues ahead of many of those discussions.

Ford and her lawyer, Debra Katz, didn't immediately return calls seeking comment. Both Democratic and Republican senators questioned her handling of the allegation.

While Senate Democrats are again calling on Kavanaugh's vote to be delayed, the White House is also standing behind Kavanaugh, whom President Donald Trump tapped in July to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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