Trump Says He Wants To Hear From Kavanaugh's Accuser

Trump Says He Wants To Hear From Kavanaugh's Accuser

"Very hard for me to imagine that anything happened".

Debra Katz, a lawyer for Ford - who only came forward publicly on Sunday after trying to keep her name hidden for more than a month - had said earlier she was ready to speak under oath before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Lawyers for California college professor Christine Blasey Ford said Tuesday she wants the FBI to investigate her claims before she appears at a Senate hearing.

Writing in the New York Times Tuesday, Hill used her own experience as an example of why Ford's allegations should not be dismissed out of hand. "We want to get to the bottom of everything". I think he's a man of great intellect, as I've been telling you, and he had this unblemished record. "At the same time, however, her worst fears have materialized".

"Compare that to the 22 witnesses at the 1991 Anita Hill hearing and it's impossible to take this process seriously", Feinstein said. "You don't wait until the hearing is over and then, all of a sudden, bring it up", Trump said.

As the alleged assault Ford describes is not a federal crime, only the White House could order the FBI to investigate - an action Trump has rejected saying the FBI has already conducted six background checks on Kavanaugh. Ford claimed to The Washington Post that she ultimately got away despite Kavanaugh and another boy turning the music up and covered her mouth so no one could hear her cries.

Democrats have pushed back on the hearing. In a follow-up tweet, she said she deleted her previous post "because it served its goal and I am now dealing with a slew of requests for interviews from The Wash Post, CNN, CBS News".

The FBI could interview Ford, Kavanaugh and others about the allegation if Trump asked the bureau to reopen its background investigation.

Lisa Banks: "Any talk of a hearing on Monday, frankly, is premature, because she just came forward with these allegations 48 hours ago".

President Trump questioned on Wednesday why Sen.

Democrats are hoping to wrest control of Congress from Trump's fellow Republicans on 6 November, dealing a serious blow to the president's agenda.

This Band To Perform During Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show
The NFL has released a statement on the rumor that Adam Levine 's Maroon 5 will be the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show performer. The point here is that Super Bowl LIII will be played in Atlanta, a culturally rich city known as a mecca for hip hop and R&B.

"When I first chose to run, everybody said the single most important thing you do is the Supreme Court justice", he said.

One witness the Democrats want to hear from is Kavanaugh's high school friend Mark Judge, who Ford said was in the room when she was assaulted.

Republicans are seeking to ensure Kavanaugh receives Senate approval this month, before the Supreme Court resumes deliberations October 1.

Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, released Judge's statement after the committee's staff reached out to him about testifying in front of a Senate panel. She says she escaped when Judge jumped on the bed.

'I have no memory of this alleged incident, ' he wrote in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee sent via his attorney.

The attorney also stated that before her client appears at the hearing, she wants an FBI investigation into Mr Kavanaugh.

"Christine Blasey Ford was a year or so behind me, I remember her", Miranda said in a tweet that can still be viewed via the Google cache.

"I am issuing this statement today to make it clear to all involved that I have no knowledge of the party in question; nor do I have any knowledge of the allegations of improper conduct she has leveled against Brett Kavanaugh".

"As a result of these kind of threats, her family was forced to relocate out of their home".

Trump has repeatedly said that he is open to delaying the confirmation process, but has continued to praise Kavanaugh as an "outstanding" person and to accuse Democrats of playing politics with his nomination.

Back in 1991, however, the FBI did investigate sexual harassment claims against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.

Related Articles

  • Hong Kong hit by typhoon as 40 reported dead in Philippines

    Hong Kong hit by typhoon as 40 reported dead in Philippines

    Philippine and Chinese authorities said at least 69 have died, with dozens more missing, as buildings and power lines were torn down.
    Sergio Ramos Responds To Antoine Griezmann's Huge Claim

    Sergio Ramos Responds To Antoine Griezmann's Huge Claim

    And when asked if he was "at the top table with Messi and Ronaldo", Griezmann said in an interview with AS: 'Yes, I think I am now perceived in that light.
    Pakistani Court Orders Former Prime Minister Sharif Freed on Bail

    Pakistani Court Orders Former Prime Minister Sharif Freed on Bail

    The two-judge bench ordered the release of the former premier, his daughter and son-in-law from the Adiala jail in Rawalpindi. The court has also suspended jail terms of Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar.
  • Aspirin doesnt reduce heart attack risk: Australian study

    Aspirin doesnt reduce heart attack risk: Australian study

    The researchers are not recommending that if you are healthy and taking daily aspirin you should necessarily stop. These extra cancer deaths explained the slightly higher mortality rate seen overall in the aspirin group.
    Instant triple talaq to be criminal offence, Centre clears executive order

    Instant triple talaq to be criminal offence, Centre clears executive order

    Reacting to the move, the Congress said that the Modi government is trying to gain political mileage through the issue. Thirdly, bail can be granted by the magistrate upon reasonable grounds but only after hearing the victim wife also".
    Messi and Dembele shine but work still to do for Barcelona

    Messi and Dembele shine but work still to do for Barcelona

    Just past the half-hour mark against PSV, Barcelona were awarded a free-kick after seeing Ousmane Dembele bundled to the deck. It was his eighth free-kick scored in 2018. "We're seeing something unique, something that hasn't been seen in many years".
  • Sky and Netflix announce plans to create 'ultimate' TV package

    Sky and Netflix announce plans to create 'ultimate' TV package

    Sky and Netflix shows sits side-by-side on Sky Q's content rails, some of which are tailored around the viewer's usage history. Normally, that costs £7.99 a month - but then they're also getting access to Sky Box Sets which is normally a fiver a month.
    He is small, but he is wow - Guardiola champions Bernardo Silva

    He is small, but he is wow - Guardiola champions Bernardo Silva

    Last season, second-tier Preston had 105-year-old Bernard Jones lead them out for a second-tier fixture. Last year, the club became the only English club to get more than a 100 points in a season.
    Apple CEO Tim Cook defends high price tag of new iPhones

    Apple CEO Tim Cook defends high price tag of new iPhones

    One of the most striking characteristics of the new products from Apple - iPhone Xs, Max Xs and Xsr - was their price. As a result, Kuo predicted the XS Max will account for roughly 25 to 30 percent of new iPhone shipments this year.
  • Jimmy Butler Requests Trade from T-Wolves

    On Wednesday, Wiggins' older brother, Nick, added credence to those reports with his celebratory tweet. Butler averaged 22.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists in almost 37 minutes per game last season.
    DEVELOPING: Police Respond to Active Shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin

    DEVELOPING: Police Respond to Active Shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin

    Middleton police tweeted out a message that says, "Please lock all doors, stay inside and shelter in place until further notice". A reporter from Madison.com counted at least 40 police cars and ambulances outside the building, which has been cordoned off.
    'Very hard for me' to believe Kavanaugh accuser

    'Very hard for me' to believe Kavanaugh accuser

    The Senate has scheduled a public hearing on a sex assault claim against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for next week. Republicans want to stay on track - aiming for a confirmation vote before October 1, when the court begins its new term.