The Moment: Ford's 'indelible' memory is Kavanaugh laughing
30 September, 2018, 17:14 | Author: Jared Lewis
Trump ordered the FBI on Friday to reopen Kavanaugh's background investigation after several women accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.
"The supplemental FBI background investigation would be limited to current credible allegations against the nominee and must be completed no later than one week from today", the committee said in a statement.
Mr Trump was forced to order the FBI investigation after Republican Senator Jeff Flake threatened to vote against Mr Kavanaugh's confirmation unless Republicans who control the Senate agreed to the new probe.
It was also not clear whether the FBI would investigate a series of allegations made by a third woman, Julie Swetnick, who has said that she witnessed a severely drunken Kavanaugh mistreat women at parties in high school and that he was present at parties where high school boys gang-raped teenage girls.
"The Supreme Court is the lone institution where most Americans still have some faith".
"What's really needed now is a penetrating, complete, fair and impartial investigation by the FBI", Blumenthal said, including an interview of Judge.
FILE - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh meets with Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said it was his understanding there would be an FBI investigation of "the outstanding allegations, the three of them", but Republicans have not said whether that was their understanding as well.
Two other key Republicans, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, said they backed the plan after they and other GOP senators met for an hour in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office in the Capitol.
Kavanaugh has also forcefully denied the allegations by Swetnick, calling them completely false and ridiculous.
Flake called for a delay in the Senate vote to allow for an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the claims levelled against Kavanaugh.
It's unclear whether such restrictions on the FBI were what Flake had in mind when he called for the investigation. His account has been particularly sought after because, unlike Kavanaugh, Judge has not denied Ford's allegations but has said he has no memory that such an assault occurred.
Kavanaugh wouldn't answer directly when he was asked Thursday if he would agree to an FBI investigation, but said he would do whatever the Judiciary Committee wanted.
However, he also said that the delay could eventually help both Republicans, and Kavanaugh himself.
"I can say this whole process has affected all of us", he said.
Some Republicans still resisted the delay but went along with the plan that may be the only way salvage Kavanaugh's confirmation.
"I asked him to swear before God he didn't do it and he did and I believe him", he said. If so, we should have a conversation about what information you need to assist you in making your decision, and I look forward to that conversation.
White House officials believe Kavanaugh's passionate denials of Ford's claims, including the judge's tearful description of the impact the accusations had on his family, met the challenge.
Agents also will likely pursue P.J. Smyth and Leland Ingham Keyser, who Ford said also attended the party.
The sex-crime prosecutor Rachel Mitchell, who was hired by the Republican senators to question Ford and Kavanaugh, spoke at a meeting after the September 27 hearing.
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He said he "did not have sexual intercourse or anything close to sexual intercourse in high school or for many years thereafter ". Some prominent Republicans have indicated that they plan to back Trump's nominee regardless of the hearing's outcome.
Garoppolo's left knee buckled just before the Chiefs' cornerback delivered a shoulder-to-shoulder blow, sending Garoppolo down. The San Francisco 49ers just lost the star they hoped would help raise their fortunes.
Reid is expected to start for the Panthers after they placed starting safety Da'Norris Searcy on injured reserve this week. He said he later approached Kaepernick and that the two chose to kneel during the national anthem "as a peaceful protest".
For all we know, Allen could walk into Lambeau Field next week and have one of the worst quarterbacking performances of all time. Cousins has lost 13 of those fumbles, including the pair in the first quarter on sacks by Jerry Hughes and Trent Murphy.
Some in the White House expressed relief that Kavanaugh, 53, presented a positive image to counter the allegations. Senior Senate Republicans said a vote in the full Senate could happen as early as next Tuesday.
But his struggles have dated back to the highly public unraveling of his marriage and private life almost nine years ago. He now heads to Paris as part of a US team seeking to win overseas for the first time since 1993.
Woods is now in prime position to capture his first PGA Tour win since the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Pro golfer Justin Rose , 38, had a final-round 73 that took him out of contention for the Tour Championship.
ET. "This is how I met Brett Kavanaugh , the boy who sexually assaulted me". "My responsibility is to tell the truth". She said Kavanaugh held her down, put his hand over her mouth to silence her, and tried to remove her clothes.
Friday night, Rosenstein spoke with White House counsel Donald McGahn, according to a person familiar with the discussions. In other cases, Trump has publicly and privately shamed staffers, pushing them to resign.
Gildo-Mazzon says she contacted Ford's lawyers after reading her account in a Washington Post story published on September 16. On Thursday morning, both Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford will go before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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She said she was pushed into a bedroom where Kavanaugh "began running his hands over my body and grinding into me". Kavanaugh has denied the allegation, and he's set to address the committee later Thursday.
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They make one more trip to the Midwest for a regular-season game this year, October 15 at Green Bay for Monday Night Football. Garoppolo easily could have stepped out of bounds, but instead he was crushed on his throwing shoulder and had to leave.