How The Media Is Covering The Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh

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Kavanaugh's high school friend Mark Judge, who wrote two memoirs recounting the drinking and debauchery he said he took part in while at Prep, is accused of being an eyewitness to Ford's claim of sexual assault.

She alleged that Kavanaugh and others while in high school spiked the drinks of girls at parties with intoxicants to make it easier for them to be gang raped. In her powerful testimony on Thursday, Ford said she was "terrified" to "relive this trauma in front of the world", but was "100 percent certain that it was Kavanaugh who assaulted her. There have been a lot of questions here and I don't want to answer them", he said. "This confirmation process has become a national disgrace", he shouted into the microphone, as you can see in the above PBS NewsHour clip.

"If you lived a good life, people will recognise it like the American Bar Association has - the gold standard", he said.

On Thursday, Trump found himself revived by Kavanaugh's irate and tearful denial, delivered over the course of 45 minutes as his wife wept at the edge of the camera frame. She is one of several women who have come forward to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual assault. In a video posted by Cheddar's Brad Smith, Ford's testimony could be heard across an unusually quiet NYSE floor as traders watched intently.

The hearing kicks off at 10 AM ET and Ford is first up.

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During her opening remarks on Thursday, Ford said she was "terrified" to be there but felt it was her "civic duty". Asked by Hirono if there was any " political motivation " for her to come forward, Ford said "no" there was not.

Associated Press: "Anita Hill says #MeToo movement can create lasting change" - "Anita Hill said Wednesday her pivotal 1991 Senate testimony about sexual harassment by a Supreme Court nominee sparked a wave of awareness, but lasting change failed because of a lack of clear leadership and a reluctance to confront harsh realities".

He claims that the two witnesses are now at a "credibility tie" based on their accounts, assigning Kavanaugh the obvious motive to lie of getting a Supreme Court seat and Blasey Ford the less obvious motive of possibly having political reasons to want Kavanaugh off the court.

Three senators have not taken firm positions on Kavanaugh. But as the Senate Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward and the media closed in around her, Ford stepped forward. Kavanaugh sidestepped the question and deferred the decision to the committee.

'My understanding is that Representative Eshoo's office delivered a copy of my letter to Senator Feinstein's office on July 30, 2018, ' said Ford.

Kavanaugh has vehemently and repeatedly denied all the allegations against him, including those of Ford and Swetnick.

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Kavanaugh is a former top aide in Bush's administration. "Are you afraid that they might not?" "It's a job interview for Judge Kavanaugh".

At that point, she said she ran out of the house and went home, but still does not remember how she got back from the party.

But with televisions across the nation tuned in to the hearing - senators among those riveted to their screens - it was unclear how politicians who will ultimately decide Mr Kavanaugh's fate will assess Ms Ford's credibility.

Republicans can advance Kavanaugh's without any support from Democrats, but given their 51-49 seat majority in the chamber, Kavanaugh's supporters can only lose one vote and still advance his nomination. 'The letter included my name, but requested that the letter be kept confidential'.

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