White House says it is open to testimony from second Kavanaugh accuser

Lewis Collier
September 25, 2018

Instead, he now faces an explosive Senate showdown against the first of his accusers, California university professor Christine Blasey Ford, who is set to testify against him Thursday in Washington.

Christine Blasey Ford has accused Kavanaugh of molesting her during an early 1980s high school party. Kavanaugh vehemently denied the charge.

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh hit back Monday at twin accusations of sexual misconduct as "smears", vowing he would not be intimidated into withdrawing from consideration for the high court. "The Senate should shut this circus down and move the Kavanaugh confirmation to a timely vote".

It notes that some "expressed concern" about the effect they could have on Kavanaugh's nomination ― and that, soon after, GOP senators made a new push to speed up Kavanaugh's vote.

The Republican chairman of the panel, Sen.

The Associated Press tried reaching Ramirez at her home in Boulder, Colorado. Among its customers are the U.S. Army.

Ramirez is cited by the New Yorker as saying Kavanaugh exposed himself to her during a drunken dormitory party. Ramirez attended Catholic school in Trumbull, Connecticut.

Separately, Michael Avenatti, the lawyer best known for representing adult film star Stephanie Clifford, who says she had an affair with Donald Trump before he was elected president, said on Twitter that he represents a woman "with credible information regarding Judge Kavanaugh".

Ford was spotted recently in a DE beach town near where Kavanaugh and friends partied in high school. And people generally, in high school, I think all of us have probably done things.

"We have a process in place".

"We can say with confidence that if the incident Debbie alleges ever occurred, we would have seen or heard about it-and we did not", the statement read.

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She continued: 'No one is trying to hide from this. One can only imagine the disruptive show trial Leftists plan with Kavanaugh's accusers. He's been begging to come and tell his story and be able to do that.

'But let's be clear. He also pointed to the letter, signed by 65 women he knew as a young man, that said he always treated women with "decency and respect".

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"The Only (Alleged) Sex-Slave Cult Story You Need to Understand Kirsten Gillibrand's Weaknesses as a 2020 Candidate", blasted Salon, also in March. Al Franken lost his job after accusations of inappropriate conduct came out.

Ellison is a Democratic House member running to be state attorney general in Minnesota.

Roche, who lived in a two-bedroom unit with Kavanaugh during their freshman year, described Ramirez as "being exceptionally honest, with a trusting manner", and said he believed Kavanaugh may have been "capable" of behaving in the alleged manner. She recalled another male student shouting about the incident.

Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee said they would investigate Ms Ramirez's accusation.

"Based on my time with Debbie, I believe her to be unusually honest and straightforward and I can not imagine her making this up", Roche said his statement Monday night.

Kavanaugh also denies those allegations.

Ms Ford accuses Mr Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a party when they were teenagers.

"I look forward to testifying on Thursday about the truth, and defending my good name - and the reputation for character and integrity I have spent a lifetime building - against these last-minute allegations", Kavanaugh said in the statement.

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