'I'm telling the truth' - Kavanaugh defends reputation


Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his wife Ashley Kavanaugh are interviewed on Fox News. The people who knew me then know that this did not happen, and have said so. The two incidents are alleged to have occurred within just a few years of one another. Grassley released the letter on Monday, along with a letter from Kavanaugh himself in which he flatly denies Ford's allegations.

Conway during her interview urged Ramirez to contact the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify about that accusation. Feinstein also demanded an FBI investigation of the claims, despite repeated explanations from Grassley that it is the Senate's constitutional duty to conduct the probe. Speaking with his wife, Ashley, at his side, the nominee said, "I'm not going anywhere" and dismissed what he called "false accusations".

The New Yorker on Sunday published an accusation from a second woman, who said Kavanaugh exposed himself and forced her to touch his genitals while both were at Yale. There are also questions as to how wide the reports of the potential new allegation were spread among Senate Democrats.

The New Yorker's report says at least four Democratic senators have received details of the allegation. Now that the story is public, it will be looked into, the aide said.

As the day wore on Monday, it became increasingly clear that Democrats and Republicans on the Judiciary Committee were moving in opposite directions over how to proceed with Kavanaugh's nomination.

The lawyer representing Christine Blasey Ford has sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley expressing concern over the Republican's hiring of an "experienced sex crimes prosecutor" for Thursday's hearing.

The magazine reported that after "six days of carefully assessing her memories and consulting with her attorney, Ramirez said that she felt confident enough of her recollections" to recall the incident. "Judiciary staff reached out to our office and asked for a connection to someone who might be helpful should Deborah Ramirez decide to come forward with an allegation related to that made by Dr. Ford". Kennedy was the frequently the court's swing vote. Russell Wheeler, an expert on the judicial selection process at the Brookings Institution, said he is unaware of a similar media interview by a Supreme Court nominee in the past 100 years. That's part of an aggressive drive by President Donald Trump and top Republicans to rally the public and GOP senators behind Kavanaugh's teetering nomination.

White House spokeswoman Kerri Kupec blamed Democrats for the latest allegation.

Ms. Ramirez's story, as recounted by Jane Mayer and Ronan Farrow in the New Yorker on Sunday, has more holes than even initial accuser Christine Blasey Ford's. "My lifelong record of promoting dignity and equality for women starting with the women who knew me when I was 14 years old". Kavanaugh has denied that event as well, through a statement from The White House. He said that in the near future Kavanaugh "will be voted on here on the Senate floor, up or down".

"We were the people closest to Brett Kavanaugh during his first year at Yale". Susan Collins, R-Maine, Sen.

"The Democrats are working hard to destroy a wonderful man, a man who has the potential to be one of our greatest Supreme Court Justices ever, with an array of False Acquisitions the likes of which have never been seen before!"

"I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process", Kavanaugh wrote.

Rachel O'Leary Carmona of the Women's March echoed Fallon.

Things aren't looking so good for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

MacCallum, a veteran Fox host, notably defender Fox's late chief executive, Roger Ailes, against claims from multiple women that he sexually harassed them.