Feinstein’s opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight

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Democrats have been calling on the FBI to investigate a woman's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school.

Grassley says Republicans already heard privately from Kavanaugh and sought testimony from his high school friend Mark Judge.

GOP women and others who support Trump mostly said they still back Kavanaugh.

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Republicans, who have rejected calls for an Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry, indicated that they would consider moving forward with the hearing Monday even if Ford didn't testify.

Grassley says the right way to investigate Ford's case is with a hearing or an interview in which she tells her story and Kavanaugh then has the ability to respond.

Many Democrats argue Judge should be invited to testify before the committee.

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Republican sources on Capitol Hill say it's uncertain if the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Monday to address the sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will actually occur.

"It's shenanigans", said Cordes, an independent who voted for President Donald Trump and lives in the suburbs south of Denver. "Now members of the American public are calling for Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh to open an investigation, especially if the FBI doesn't".

Can the Senate Judiciary Committee enlist the FBI to investigate the claims of sexual assault brought by an accuser against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, nominee to the Supreme Court?

She said Kavanaugh, "stumbling drunk", threw her down on a bed, grinding his body against hers and trying to pull off her one-piece bathing suit and the clothing she was wearing over it. Ford said when she tried to scream, he put his hand over her mouth. He says the committee's investigation of Ford's claim is sufficient. "A proper investigation must be completed, witnesses interviewed, evidence reviewed and all sides spoken to".

"Judge Kavanaugh looks forward to a hearing where he can clear his name of this false allegation".

Leaving the White House to survey flood damage in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence, Trump conceded that "we'll have to make a decision" if Ford's account proves convincing.

At the end of the post, Ruyak said "the story that this woman is telling is one that I know was repeated dozens of times in my 4 years at Prep", but later clarified that he did not attend the high school at the same time as Ford or Kavanaugh.

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"If she shows up, that would be wonderful".

Katz on Monday characterized Kavanaugh's actions as "attempted rape", adding that Ford thinks "that if it were not for the severe intoxication of Brett Kavanaugh, she would have been raped".

That now means that Ford is almost certain to tell her story publicly sometime next week. Grassley said he was disturbed to learn of the threats.

Grassley, an Iowa Republican, told Democrats on the committee Wednesday that he had no further patience for delays in Kavanaugh's confirmation process.

Trump was in Nevada to rally a crowd in support of Republican Sen. Ford and Democrats want the FBI to investigate her allegations Kavanaugh assaulted her three decades ago, but Republicans are refusing. "I think it's also appropriate that they listen to what Brett Kavanaugh has to say as well".

After her allegations surfaced over the past week, Ford opted to come forward publicly in an article The Washington Post published Sunday.

If Ford opts not to participate, Republicans could well dispense with the hearing to avoid giving Democrats a forum for peppering Kavanaugh with embarrassing questions.

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Criticism like that fed a Democratic narrative that the GOP's handling of Ford could jeopardize that party's election prospects in the age of #MeToo, the response to sexual abuse that has torched the careers of prominent men. "This is a very tough thing for [Kavanaugh] and his family, and we want to get it over with, but at the same time we want to give tremendous amounts of time".