Peninsula woman claims Kavanaugh held her down

Marsha Scott
September 17, 2018

And at a time when journalists are concerned with "alternative facts" and Trump's war on truth, how much faith can we put in the facts and truth of an anonymous letter or op-ed?

Kavanaugh attended a private school for boys in Maryland while Ford attended a nearby school. They could have tried a "I don't remember all of the details of every party I went to in high school, but at no point did we try to rape or assault anybody". They were not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Dianne Feinstein since July, but it only recently surfaced.

The New York Times published an account of the letter Friday. The woman declined to be interviewed by the New Yorker.

She decided "by late August", the Post reported, not to make a public accusation "calculating that doing so would upend her life and probably would not affect Kavanaugh's confirmation", the Post wrote. The letter was circulated by Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

The accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, claims that she was able to escape when Judge jumped on top of her and Kavanaugh and dislodged the two. In particular, he has always treated women with decency and respect.

The show of support for Kavanaugh was organized by his former law clerks. "For three months, she said nothing, nothing, zero, nada, zilch".

He told The New Yorker: 'I categorically and unequivocally deny this allegation. "But a process of verification is also necessary", Hatch said.

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Citing unreleased records from Kavanaugh's official work over the years, Democrats have called for a delay in considering his nomination.

In her first public comments on the incident, which came to light last week after Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein referred a "letter" describing a sexual assault to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, she described what happened when they were high school students in suburban Maryland.

Ford's decision to come forward throws Kavanaugh's confirmation into question.

Kavanaugh has denied the incident took place. There would simply not be time for Trump to pick another nominee, and the Judiciary Committee to vet that person and hold another week-long confirmation hearing before any floor vote to confirm the replacement pick before Election Day.

A White House spokesman had not responded to a request for comment on the Post article. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Joni Ernst of Iowa, Cindy Hyde-Smith of MS and Deb Fischer of Nebraska. A positive vote would set up a debate by the full Senate.

The newspaper said Ford first made contact via an anonymous tip line earlier in the summer, when Kavanaugh's name began to be linked to the supreme court position. "He was trying to attack me and remove my clothing".

Asked for a response to Ford's detailed allegations, White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah offered CNN the same denial Kavanaugh issued previously. The agency said that is its standard process.

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