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Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify

by Mickey McLean
Posted 9/22/18, 05:35 pm

UPDATE: Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyers sent a letter Saturday afternoon to the Senate Judiciary Committee, accepting the panel’s request to testify about her decades-old sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but her attorneys added that she wants to resume negotiations over the terms of her appearance. It was unclear early Saturday evening whether the committee and its chairman, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, would agree to reopen talks with Ford and her lawyers.

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Judiciary Committee still negotiating Ford’s testimony

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/21/18, 12:25 pm

Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were both teenagers, won’t testify Monday at a continuation of Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, but she could appear on Capitol Hill later in the week. Ford’s terms for testifying are that Kavanaugh appear first, that senators, rather than outside counsel, ask the questions, and that she and Kavanaugh are never in the same room.

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Accuser wants FBI to recheck Kavanaugh

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/19/18, 01:31 pm

A California college professor who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were both teenagers has asked for an FBI investigation into the incident before she agrees to testify at a hearing. The Senate Judiciary Committee invited Christine Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh to speak at a continuation of Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing Monday.

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