Trump dismisses second woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

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Trump later said that Debbie who after Christine Blasey Ford (who has alleged that Judge Kavanaugh tried to sexually assault her when they were both high school students) is the second accuser, "has nothing". Kamala Harris, one of the four Democratic female members of the committee, stated, "Dr. Blasey Ford isn't on trial". He refused Katz's request to resume negotiations by phone over details for the hearing.

During the interview, Kavanaugh denied sexually assaulting anyone.

Dianne Feinstein had asked for another delay in Thursday's hearing to consider Ramirez's accusations in the New Yorker.

Ramirez's attorney, John Clune, said his client stood by The New Yorker story and said he and Grassley's committee were trying to decide how to provide more information to the panel. "If Grassley waits long enough, the Democrats will come up with the woman claiming to be Kavanaugh's secret Russian wife - he's a bigamist, too, don't you know - and Trump paid Kavanaugh's second wife to hire a bunch of prostitutes to urinate on the bed Obama slept in while in Moscow".

Mr Trump has a second opportunity to shape the Supreme Court with his nomination of Mr Kavanaugh to replace the departing Anthony Kennedy. "She admits she was drunk".

His comments drew denunciations from Democrats and liberal interest groups that have flocked to defend Ford and Ramirez.

We talk with Sen. Patty Murry, a Democrat from Washington, said at a press conference.

Ashley Kavanaugh was the personal secretary to President George W. Bush when Brett Kavanaugh worked in the White House. GOP senators promised fairness to Ford, who Sen.

"I was never at any such party", he said on Fox News. Republican leaders and Trump have rejected Democratic demands for the FBI to investigate the allegations.

Republicans have said they will not name the person they have hired.

Another of Ford's lawyers, Michael Bromwich, complained: 'This is not a criminal trial for which the involvement of an experienced sex crimes prosecutor would be appropriate.

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Kavanaugh was asked if there was any chance Ford misunderstood an exchange between them.

But there's nothing ordinary about the stakes and circumstances of Kavanaugh's nomination, with Republicans fighting to get him on the court by the end of September and cement a conservative-leaning court for years to come.

The woman, Deborah Ramirez, told the New Yorker that Kavanaugh thrust his genitals in her face at the party in the 1980s. President Trump is standing by his nominee.

It's been a particularly traumatizing week for victims of sexual assault and harassment. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) who controls the Senate floor schedule for debates and votes.

'I look forward eagerly to hearing from both Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh under oath this Thursday morning.

"Who is going to want to go before the system to be a Supreme Court judge or a judge or even a politician?" he said.

First, Republicans must convince Sens. Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins and Jeff Flake.

"I'm not going to let false accusations drive us out of this process", he said, according to an excerpt of the interview to air in full Monday night.

"I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process", Kavanaugh wrote. In that case, Republicans could try to confirm a nominee during a "lame-duck" Senate session in the fall.

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