The president was asked about whether he might be persuaded to withdraw Kavanaugh's nomination. "I have never done that to her or to anyone".
President Donald Trump answers questions in a NY press conference.
But he also described Judge Kavanaugh as a "great gentleman" and said he was sceptical of the claims against him, based on his personal experience of being the target of "false statements" made by various women in the past.
The results were sent to counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee by Ford's attorneys in advance of Thursday's hearing, when both Kavanaugh and Ford will testify about the allegations. "They have been seared into my memory and have haunted me episodically as an adult", she says in her eight-page opening testimony obtained Wednesday by USA media. Dianne Feinstein of California, asked how she could be sure that Kavanaugh was the attacker, Ford said, "The same way I'm sure I'm talking to you right now".
In fact, more than a dozen women came forward during the 2016 campaign, claiming they were assaulted, groped or kissed without consent by Trump. Trump didn't specify which four women, but mentioned an incident on an airplane, which indicated that one of them was Jessica Leeds, cited in one of the Times stories.
'The standard of character and fitness for a position on the nation's highest court must be higher than this. Should the effort fail, the party would likely explode in finger-pointing that could have implications in the November elections.
Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, the Judiciary Committee's chairman, said the hearing will go forward as planned and that the panel's staff is looking into Swetnick's allegations. They hope for a roll call by the full Senate - where they have a scant 51-49 majority - early next week with the aim of getting him on the court as its new term begins.
"I was pushed into a bedroom and was locked in the room and rush onto a bed", she wrote. "And no, I've never done anything like that". "I spoke to somebody 38 years ago, and it may not be good, '" Trump said, adding, "The people that have complained to me about it the most about what's happening is women".
She says she was the victim of a gang rape in 1982 at a party attended by the judge.
That left senators to decide whether the long day tipped their confirmation votes for or against Trump's nominee in a deeply partisan fight with the future of the high court and possibly control of Congress in the balance.
Judge Kavanaugh understood that he testified under penalty of felony, subject to up to 5 years of imprisonment. But it weakens their case against Kavanaugh, who has strongly denied sexually abusing either of them.
The commission is asking the court for an order that would stop Musk from being "an officer or director" of any public company. But the SEC says Mr Musk had not discussed or confirmed key deal terms including price with any funding source.
Paul Pogba's older brother Mathias has joined Tours in the French third tier after spending more than a year without a club. Barcelona are likely to take full advantage, and may even launch a bid in the January transfer window.
It is a radical solution, but the company needs one because some customers are exhausted of the wait for their Model 3 cars. Musk clarified that this would not affect availability at Tesla's fix centres, the report said.
What this has ultimately done is make Google Chrome another "Google service", rather than a neutral platform to surf the web. It seems Google is determined to turn their 20th anniversary into a self-parody of their earlier "Don't be Evil" slogan.
Rosenstein's discussion of wearing a wire into the Oval Office lends credence to that charge, but there is much more to it. Such progress, he said, is likely to produce "good news" in the "coming months and years". "They respect what I've done".
Now ranked No. 311 in the world, Murray recently announced he will end his season early after competing in Shenzhen and Beijing. Since that time he has participated in just five tournaments and nine professional matches this year.
Ahead of its launch next month , LG has officially revealed the physical design of its next smartphone, the V40 ThinQ . However, a previous LG video gave a pretty big hint that the phone would have a regular, optical, and wide-angle lens.
Crude prices have also been affected by unexpected disruptions in several countries, including Libya, Nigeria and Venezuela. The debate over oil prices comes against a backdrop of months of sniping between Mr Trump and Mr Rouhani .
The massive Arrowverse crossover event is coming, although it will be a little less massive than in years past. In comic books, " Elseworlds " is a term DC has used to specify stories outside the main continuity.
John Kasich of Ohio, Charlie Baker of MA and Larry Hogan of Maryland all said that the Senate should not rush to vote. They are now calling on the confirmation process to be suspended while the FBI conducts a "thorough investigation".
University of Luxembourg drops in world rankings
The World University Rankings applies a methodology that uses 13 performance indicators to obtain their final list. Seven Chinese universities feature in the top 200 this year, with several moving up in the rankings.
Security and privacy improvements in macOS Mojave
In Mojave, if an app wants to access the camera and microphone on your computer, it must request your explicit permission. The Mac App Store now gets four new tabs - Discover, Create, Work, and Play - for users to search for more content.
3 strong reasons why Eden Hazard is better than Neymar
"I agree with [Sky Sports pundit] Jamie Carragher, I think he is the best player in the Premier League at the moment". Morata's best chance came inside 20 minutes when the Spaniard latched onto Cesc Fabregas's pass over the top.
Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates For Third Time
The robust job market has helped make consumers, the main drivers of growth, more confident than they've been in almost 18 years. Federal Reserve officials voted Wednesday to raise a key, short term interest rate for the third time this year, the AP reports.
Trump Brags About Progress with North Korea in UN Speech
Pompeo made the announcement after meeting with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on the sidelines of the U.N. Add North Korea as an interest to stay up to date on the latest North Korea news, video, and analysis from ABC News.