Kavanaugh classmate has no recollection of party where alleged sexual assault occurred

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is facing sexual assault allegations

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is facing sexual assault allegations

US President Donald Trump stood firmly by his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh on Monday after allegations that the conservative judge sexually assaulted a woman when they were teenagers threatened to derail the nomination process.

Hatch, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, also again attacked Democrats for waiting until the most "politically damaging" moment to reveal Christine Blasey Ford's allegations, saying it "reeks of opportunism".

The source pointed out that "Cindy" in the scrawled note indicates that Trump Jr. was trying to lampoon Feinstein for refusing to identify Ford publicly and holding her letter through Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings for 11th-hour dramatic effect.

Patrick J. Smyth sent a letter to Republican Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley and top Democrat Dianne Feinstein in which he denied seeing any "improper conduct" by Kavanaugh, a classmate at Georgetown Preparatory School, according to CNN, which obtained a copy of the letter.

Senator Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, is chairman of the judiciary committee. Only if the White House "demands it" will the FBI investigate the claim, Carlson said. He accused Democrats of being "lousy politicians, but good obstructionists" in their efforts to derail Kavanaugh's confirmation to a lifetime appointment on the country's highest court. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii.

In U.S. history, only 12 of a total 163 Supreme Court nominees have been rejected by the U.S. Senate.

Ford, a research psychologist at Palo Alto University in California, came forward over the weekend to allege that Kavanaugh pinned her on a bed and tried to take off her clothes during a high school party in Maryland in the 1980s.

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President Donald Trump: "It wouldn't bother me, other than the FBI, John said, that they really don't do that". Kavanaugh has denied the allegations and, too, has longtime friends coming to his defense.

And Ford's lawyer told NPR this week that the party occurred in the summertime. "The hearing questions need to have a frame and the investigation is the best frame for that - a neutral investigation, that can pull together the facts, create a record, so that the senators can draw on the information they receive to develop their question". "George H.W. Bush requested that the F.B.I. look into her claims, and they did", Mystal wrote.

In an open letter Dr Ford, said she had received death threats since making her allegations public, and had been forced to leave her home.

She also says Kavanaugh's friend at the time, Mark Judge, cranked up music in the locked room so her cries of protest couldn't be heard. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation. Senators, he said, will have to determine if Ford's account of the event meets the threshold to declare Kavanaugh unfit to serve on the Supreme Court.

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Trump Jr. described his artwork on Instagram with the caption: 'Judge Kavanaugh's sexual assault letter found by Dems'. Give them a few more days and who knows what they might say.

The question is sharpened by the #MeToo movement, which seeks to change what supporters see as a history of doubt and dismissal of women who speak up about sexual misconduct.

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