The results of that final vote remain uncertain, though one Senator who was seemingly on the fence announced his intention to confirm Kavanaugh Thursday. "My responsibility is to tell the truth".
Republicans appointed Arizona sex crimes prosecutor Rachel Mitchell to question Ford, and she led off the questioning of Kavanaugh.
Kavanaugh, who frequently appeared combative with the line of inquiry from Democrats, said he "will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process".
"I just wanted to let you know I'm very sorry", Mitchell said.
"We are now in a place where it's not about whether or not Judge Kavanaugh is qualified.
In approximately 1982, I became the victim of one of these "gang" or "train" rapes where Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh were present", Swetnick alleged.
Blasey Ford said she managed to escape after Judge jumped on the bed, toppling the three on to the floor.
In July, Baker, Hogan and Scott were the lone Republican governors to not sign a letter to Senate leaders offering support for Kavanaugh's nomination. She said he put his hand over her mouth to muffle her screams.
Heitkamp stressed that a nonpartisan FBI investigation should be conducted to "bring greater clarity" to Ford's claim and Kavanaugh's denial.
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Republicans are pushing to seat Kavanaugh before the November midterms, when Senate control could fall to the Democrats and a replacement Trump nominee could have even greater difficulty.
'My understanding is that Representative Eshoo's office delivered a copy of my letter to Senator Feinstein's office on July 30, 2018, ' said Ford.
"We believe her, we support her, and we thank her for her enormous bravery and patriotism", NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue said in a statement. The president and his team initially monitored the proceedings on cable news as they flew back to Washington from NY on Air Force One.
Blasey Ford said she had no political motivations. At one point she asked Ford how she got from California to Capitol Hill. In Kavanaugh's testimony, he also said he was "100%" sure he did not sexual assault anyone. "They ought to take whatever time it takes to make sure these accusers are heard and he has a chance to respond to them".
In the end, Ms Mitchell herself seemed slightly exasperated by the format she was working under.
The meeting of four key senators occurred less than hour after Kavanaugh finished his testimony before the Judiciary Committee, where he forcefully and passionately maintained his innocence and defiantly challenged Democratic senators who grilled him on multiple allegations of inappropriate behavior.
That interview was the first time Ford spoke publicly and in detail about the alleged attack, which she said she had kept largely to herself for decades and only shared with her husband, Russell Ford, in 2012.
Ford was only questioned by Democrats, while Republicans on the committee left the probing up to Mitchell.
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For his part, Kavanaugh six times denied ever sexually assaulting anyone in a Monday interview with Fox News . In his tweet, Avenatti said he is demanding an immediate FBI investigation into his client's allegations.
Avenatti, who'd said for several days he had additional information, wants the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear from his client. Kavanaugh has adamantly denied her allegations as well. "I just want the facts to come out and I want it to be just".
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Kavanaugh claims neither happened, telling MacCallum on air that he was a virgin in high school and for "many years" after that. Those comments revealed in the final days of his campaign for the White House, Trump apologized, calling it "locker room talk".
Trump chose Kavanaugh, a conservative appeals court judge, for the court in July, after the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. Republicans control the Senate 51-49 and can't afford more than one defection to ensure confirmation without Democratic support.
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Blasey Ford claims Kavanaugh tried to rape her at a party in 1982 when he was a 17-year-old high school student and she was 15. Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual misconduct by two other women, putting his nomination for the US Supreme Court at risk.
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A classmate of Kavauaugh from Yale University, Deborah Ramirez of Boulder, alleges that the future Judge exposed himself to her. Eshoo's office contacted Ford in response to her letter on July 9, after Kavanaugh was nominated to the Supreme Court .
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