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01 October, 2018, 04:13
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), the GOP swing vote member who voted in favor of moving Judge Brett Kavanaugh'sSupreme Court nomination to the Senate floor during Friday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing and also called to delay the full Senate vote in order to conduct an FBI investigation, is explaining himself.
"I do think something bad happened to Dr. Ford and I'm very sorry, but I do not believe Judge Kavanaugh was involved or had anything to do with it and that's why I will support (Kavanaugh's) nomination", Kennedy said in a phone interview with Louisiana reporters.
Ramirez alleges that Kavanaugh exposed his penis to her during a drunken party at a Yale University dormitory when they were undergraduates.
Kavanaugh angrily denied the allegations against him during last Thursday's committee hearing.
Her attorney said Saturday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had contacted Ramirez about an interview and that she planned to cooperate.
"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.
Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 27, about her allegations that Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a Maryland house party in the summer of 1982.
According to the report, officials who spoke to NBC on the condition of anonymity "characterized the White House instructions as a significant constraint on the FBI investigation and caution that such a limited scope, while not unusual in normal circumstances, may make it hard to pursue additional leads in a case in which a Supreme Court nominee has been accused of sexual assault".
The President also said that having the FBI conduct a thorough investigation could be "a blessing in disguise" and predicted that the agency would have the probe done in less than a week.
Committee investigators have actively pursued a number of tips the committee has received regarding the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, though the committee has not been able to substantiate any allegations of wrongdoing by Judge Kavanaugh. She testified before the same panel immediately ahead of Kavanaugh.
The day before, Kavanaugh testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that he never sexually assaulted anyone, including Christine Blasey Ford.
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Republicans who support Kavanaugh said there was no corroborating evidence for Ford's allegation. "Certainly her body language was not exactly very good when they asked her that question", the president said. And I think as I make my remarks, perhaps you'll see why.
Swetnick has alleged in a sworn declaration that Kavanaugh and Judge were present at a party in the early 1980s where she was gang raped. Ford told the senators she believed Judge's employment records would help her better recall the time frame in which the alleged assault occurred. As a result, a full Senate vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation has been delayed for up to a week.
Senators Chris Coons and Jeff Flake are set to appear for an interview on 60 Minutes, and in a preview released Sunday morning, they weighed in on Brett Kavanaugh's furious testimony before the Judiciary Committee. "But this is the first time in Gallup's trend since 1994 that both parties have expressed high enthusiasm", Gallup reported. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.
The Kavanaugh senate confirmation hearing has divided women across the country.
A person familiar with the matter told CNN that Senate Republicans drafted the initial list of people it wanted the FBI to interview in the investigation and gave the list to the White House.
Mace said that she viewed the testimony as an "at all costs" effort by Democrats to win back control in Congress and possibly hold the seat open until a future Democratic president can fill it.
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He said Kavanaugh's testimony about drinking and the drinking age was "for context" of how Maryland high schoolers obtained beer. The drinking age, as I noted, was 18, so the seniors were legal , senior year in high school people were legal to drink.
Judge's cooperation, he will answer any and all questions posed to him", Judge's lawyer Barbara Van Gelder told CNBC in an email. Swetnick claims she is a victim of gang rape, and said that both Judge and Kavanaugh were there to watch the incident.
He said, "I have no memory of this alleged incident ... do not recall the party" and "never saw Brett act in the manner Dr. But the attorney emphasized that Keyser has no recollection of the party where Ford alleges Kavanaugh assaulted her.
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Third woman presents allegations against Kavanaugh
We've provided one stream up top and two below. "I think it's ridiculous", Trump said of the claims of sexual harassment. She said Kavanaugh was an excessive drinker at parties and would engage in rough and aggressive behavior towards women.
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