Brett Kavanaugh hearing: Mark Judge responds to Christine Blasey Ford testimony
28 September, 2018, 21:57 | Author: Kara Nash
Thursday evening, the ABA urged the Judiciary Committee to proceed with a confirmation vote "only after an appropriate background check into the allegations made by Professor Ford and others is completed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation".
And outside Congress, even many prominent conservatives were willing to praise Ford.
Since Ford's claims became public September 16, two other women have come forward with allegations against Kavanaugh. "This will boil down to the honest credibility of someone with nothing to gain versus the honest credibility of someone with everything to lose". Trump's tweet did not mention Ford.
Moira Donegan, a writer and prominent voice in the #MeToo movement, said Ford struck a chord among American women.
TV footage shows Mr Flake, of Arizona, being blocked from closing the elevator door as one woman berated him, saying 'Look at me and tell me that it doesn't matter what happened to me'. The memory - and Kavanaugh's laughter during the act - was "locked" in her brain, she said: "100 percent".
The American Bar Association wants a delay on the vote to allow the FBI to investigate the claims by Prof Ford.
The Hawaii senator also sent a fundraising email while the hearing was in session, prompting criticism that she was trying to use Ford's testimony to help her re-election campaign.
Ford was seated at a table in the packed hearing room flanked by her lawyers, facing a bank of senators.
It had already raised the initial target of $150,000 before the hearing and that jumped about $250,000 on Thursday to over $412,000 - from a total of 8,888 people with average donations of about $46. The Baltimore Sun does not name victims of sexual assault. She told the senators she was "terrified" to testify but felt it was her civic duty to come forward.
"Just seeing how vulnerable she is, it strikes me how cruel all the attacks on her have been", said Lake, 38, who was sexually assaulted in her teens. However, she was discouraged by local detectives, she said.
Democrats were incensed in their remarks Friday about the partisan nature of Kavanaugh's pushback, but Shah said that Kavanaugh "was correctly and rightly pointing out how broken this process is".
"In high school she was a bright, amusing teen navigating the hard-partying private school circuit who went on to her pursuit of an insular career as a West Coast academic".
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