• 'There are multiple witnesses who should be included': A lawyer for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault raises the stakes ahead of planned hearing

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The attorney for Christine Blasey Ford, a 51-year-old research psychologist and professor who accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, called for additional witnesses to testify at a hearing planned for Monday.
    Attorney Lisa Banks argued that her client, a mother of two teenagers, was "thrust into the public spotlight" after going public with her allegation against Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court.
    One key witness in the allegation appeared reluctant to discuss the incident or has no memory of it.
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  • Christine Blasey Ford's Lawyer Criticizes ‘Rush to a Hearing' on Kavanaugh Accusations

    Christine Blasey Ford's Lawyer Criticizes ‘Rush to a Hearing' on Kavanaugh Accusations

    1 month ago - By Time

    An attorney for Christine Blasey Ford said Wednesday that the plan to move forward with a hearing about her client's sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh “is not a fair or good faith investigation.”
    Ford, a California professor, accused Kavanaugh of attempting to sexually assault her nearly 40 years ago at a high school party. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation, calling it “completely false.”
    The Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled a public hearing about the accusation for Monday. While Ford's lawyers said she is willing to testify publicly about the...
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  • Republicans on K Street rally to Kavanaugh's defense

    1 month ago - By Politico

    In the hours after Christine Blasey Ford came forward as the woman who had accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her while they were teenagers, a small group of Republican women in Washington began talking and emailing about how to help their compatriot out. The women, many of whom worked alongside Kavanaugh in George W. Bush's White House and are now lobbyists or consultants, thought the news coverage of the accusations was unfair. Many of them had already signed a letter in August to the Senate Judiciary Committee vouching for Kavanaugh's support of women in the workplace. Now...
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  • If Kavanaugh's accuser won't testify Monday, just vote

    If Kavanaugh's accuser won't testify Monday, just vote

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    It turns out that Christine Blasey Ford actually isn't “willing to do whatever it takes to get her story forth,” after all. Her preconditions for testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee include a demand for “a full investigation by law-enforcement officials” - specifically, the FBI. That's completely outrageous. The committee should proceed as scheduled with...
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  • Kavanaugh Accuser's Lawyer Says Rush To Hearing Is ‘Not A Fair Or Good Faith Investigation'

    Kavanaugh Accuser's Lawyer Says Rush To Hearing Is ‘Not A Fair Or Good Faith Investigation'

    1 month ago - By The Huffington Post

    The attorney for Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, says the GOP shouldn't bypass an FBI investigation.
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  • A GoFundMe for Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford's Private Security Met Its Goal in Just Hours

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Christine Blasey Ford is a research psychology professor at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. She is also the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were both teenagers, a story she shared with the Washington Post on Sunday. On Monday, Ford's lawyer, Debra Katz, told NBC's Today that her client is prepared to testify before Congress if necessary and is “willing to do whatever it takes.”
    Apparently others decided they would threaten Ford with the same. On Tuesday, it was reported that Ford's home address was posted on online, and that she...
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  • The Latest: Accuser's lawyer says more witnesses can testify

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago : 6:45 p.m. The lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford says there are "multiple witnesses" who should be included in a Judiciary Committee hearing about her client's allegations of sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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  • The Latest: Ford's relatives sign letter of support for her

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago : 6:25 p.m. Relatives of Christine Blasey Ford have signed a letter supporting her decision to come forward with an allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her three decades ago. Ford's mother-in-law, sisters-in-law and other members of her husband's family released a letter Wednesday asking that her "private and difficult recollection be treated seriously and respectfully."
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  • Brett Kavanaugh isn't the first Supreme Court nominee to be accused of sexual misconduct - here's what happened last time, and how it compares to now

    Brett Kavanaugh isn't the first Supreme Court nominee to be accused of sexual misconduct - here's what happened last time, and how it compares to now

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual misconduct, and it's not the first time in American history this has happened.
    There are parallels between Christine Blasey Ford 's allegations against Kavanaugh, and lawyer Anita Hill's 1991 testimony against then-nominee Clarence Thomas.
    Here's what happened in both cases, what Hill says the Senate can do better this time around, and how the allegations against Kavanaugh could impact American politics for years to come.
    When President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in July, his...
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  • Kavanaugh Showdown: Will Ford Testify or Is This Another Democratic Stall Tactic Stunt?

    1 month ago - By FOX News

    The controversy continues to swirl around President Trump's Supreme Court Nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Christine Blasey Ford, a clinical psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California accuses Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers in high school. Kavanaugh has strongly denied the accusation. Judge Kavanaugh agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next Monday. Ford's attorney says her client was willing to testify but now wants an FBI investigation before she'll appear in a committee hearing.
    On a recent show, Todd Starnes shared his view...
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