Flake Reacts To Trump's Mockery Of Blasey Ford: 'It's Kind Of Appalling'
Flake Reacts To Trump's Mockery Of Blasey Ford: 'It's Kind Of Appalling'
FBI interviews Brett Kavanaugh's friend Mark Judge as part of investigation
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Concerns: Murkowski has been closely guarded about her opinions on Kavanaugh, but as one of the few Republican senators who supports abortion rights, how the judge might rule on abortion access and the future of the Affordable Care Act have been key issues for her.
Deborah Ramirez said Kavanaugh exposed his penis and thrust it in her face during a party in college.
The story noted she had "gaps" in her memory from drinking, and that she couldn't clarify his role "with certainty" for six days after first speaking with the journalists who published the story.
USA media reports earlier suggested the White House wanted to restrict the inquiry into Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
Judge has written several books, including one titled "Wasted: Tales of a Gen X Drunk", and another titled "God and Man at Georgetown Prep: How I Became a Catholic Despite 20 Years of Catholic Schooling".
"Although we do not know the status of the investigation, we are not aware of the FBI affirmatively reaching out to any of those witnesses", Clune said in a tweeted statement. This is a smear, plain and simple.
Another former classmate, Lynne Brookes, accused Kavanaugh of trying to paint himself as "some kind of choir boy".
■ The New York Times, citing two people briefed on the matter, reported Monday afternoon that the White House had authorized the Federal Bureau of Investigation to interview anyone it deemed necessary as long as the probe was finished by the end of the week.
Professor Charles Ludington, who teaches at North Carolina State University, said he had seen Judge Kavanaugh slurring his words and staggering after excessive alcohol consumption while at Yale.
Agents also have not contacted Julie Swetnick, who alleges in a sworn statement that Kavanaugh and his friend, Mark Judge, tried to get teenage girls "inebriated and disoriented so they could then be "gang raped" in a side room or bedroom by a "train" of numerous boys".
The text messages only add to the growing evidence against him.
Various worldwide news outlets kept tabs on every statement he made over a period of several hours. Kavanaugh angrily denied the charges hours later and accused Democrats of orchestrating a "political hit" against him.
Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, who says she was sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh at a party when they were teenagers, wrote a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray asking why the FBI hasn't contacted their client after she offered to cooperate in the FBI's reopened background investigation of Kavanaugh.
"It's not fair to Judge Kavanaugh to string this matter along further", Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas said.
If true, the claim could contradict testimony Ford gave last week, when she told senators she had never given tips or advice to anyone taking a lie-detector test.
He called the Democrats' new criticism that Kavanaugh allegedly threw a handful of ice at someone at a bar in the 1980s "insignificant".
However Mr Trump said in response to a reporter's question that it "would not be acceptable" if Mr Kavanaugh had lied to Congress during his testimony. And I think the country needs to be behind it and we need a more bipartisan process. I still like beer. 'I don't know.' Where's the house?
Almost a dozen classmates recalled him indulging in heavy drinking, with some saying it went beyond normal consumption, the Timesreported. Kavanaugh was not arrested for the attack, but he and four other men were questioned by police.
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The bar fight report comes amid Kavanaugh's testimony in which he challenged claims that suggested he was a "sloppy drunk". Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska were instrumental last week in holding up Kavanaugh's confirmation vote.
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Trump mocks Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford
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