Ramirez's Lawyer Said She Is Willing To Testify, Possibly Without FBI Probe
26 September, 2018, 17:52 | Author: Sue Mclaughlin
No matter what ultimately happens to Brett Kavanaugh and the women who accuse the Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct, the Senate hearing on the allegations will offer a historic test of the #MeToo movement, which began only a year ago.
"The second accuser has nothing". "She admits she was drunk". "In the years following the therapy session, we spoke a number of times about how the assault affected her".
But later in the day, President Trump ripped Ramirez as he blamed Democrats for playing a "con game".
Kavanaugh appeared for his first on-camera interview about the allegations on Fox News Monday night in which he rejected them and defended himself with his wife, Ashley, by his side.
That vote on Kavanaugh's nomination has been pushed back so he can answer allegations leveled by one of his accusers: psychology researcher and Palo Alto University professor Christine Blasey Ford.
Ramirez, 53, is a former Yale University classmate of Kavanaugh's and his second accuser of sexual assault.
That's also helped Republicans on who Americans prefer to control Congress. Democrats continue to lead on the question of which party's candidate people are more likely to vote for in their congressional district by 7 points, 48 to 41 percent.
It's unclear whether these protests will have any effect on the Senate Republicans, who seem dead set on holding a vote, regardless of the mounting accusations against Kavanaugh.
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Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell say they are determined to get Kavanaugh on the court, calling the allegations against him false and politically motivated.
"Our goal is to have a respectful hearing", McConnell said.
"We need Dr. Ford and all women to be truly listened to and heard, and Republicans need to stop trying to just rush this through", Sen.
Independent to whether Ford is telling the truth, however, 43% oppose Kavanaugh's nomination, while 38% support it.
"There is nothing for the Federal Bureau of Investigation to go look at from a forensic point of view", he said.
As of Tuesday afternoon, a Republican aide told Fox News the committee reserves its right to have counsel ask questions of Ford but beyond that has not determined how to proceed.
So will his chief accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, who said he sexually assaulted her in high school. I have no first-hand knowledge of any of the allegations against Judge Kavanaugh, but I thought this conversation was relevant as it goes to the question of his truthfulness.
Shaunna Thomas, executive director of UltraViolet Action, a progressive groups that opposes Kavanaugh's confirmation, criticized the judge for choosing the "comfort of a partisan network" to air his denials. A major slip-up could endanger Kavanaugh's confirmation and create political pain for the GOP in the midterm elections. And she said she was totally inebriated and she was all messed up, and she doesn't know it was him. And there remained concern among aides and Trump himself about how Kavanaugh would hold up facing far fiercer questioning from Senate Democrats, according to a White House official not authorized to speak publicly.
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The 30-year-old has scored three goals in six appearances this season and has drawn praise from Pep Guardiola for his all-round game, an area the manager has been keen for Agüero to improve. "He is important for the club, not just for the team".
Moon said he will discuss with Trump what their corresponding measures could be when they meet on the sidelines of the UN. Trump said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is working out the details for the second Trump-Kim meeting.
But Buffalo, which was a 16.5-point underdog in the game, did the seemingly impossible, soundly dispatching Kirk Cousins and Co. Minnesota is a really hard place to play and Allen made it look easy on a 75-yard touchdown drive to start the game.
Metropolitan Police Department detectives identified suspect Anthony Crawford via surveillance video and witness testimony. On Wednesday , FiscalNote released a statement saying it is "shocked and deeply saddened" to learn of Ms Martinez's death.
That's when six siblings drop a bombshell: " Paul Gosar is my brother, and I wholeheartedly endorse Dr. It's only at the end that the ad reveals these surname-less people are actually Gosar's siblings.
Woods said much of Thursday's success was down to him dusting off the 19-year-old putter he used for 13 of his 14 major wins. I didn't make any putts", Woods said after the second round. "Whenever you hit it like that, it's hard not to make birdies".
North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands of Hurricane Florence evacuees to be patient and not return home just yet. When it comes to the deputies who assist in transport, Thompson said that they have gone through extensive intense training.
He has fallen behind Olivier Giroud in the pecking order at Stamford Bridge, which limits his options at Chelsea . West Ham are seeking consecutive Premier League wins for the first time since January 2017.
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