Take Action to Support Survivors and Oppose Brett Kavanaugh

Calvin Saunders
September 26, 2018

While participating in a drinking game, she became drunk, at which point she says Kavanaugh exposed himself, thrust his penis in her face, and caused her to touch it against her will in the process.

US President Donald Trump has cast doubt on a woman who accuses his Supreme Court nominee of misconduct as she was intoxicated and "messed up".

Ford alleges that a drunken Kavanaugh and another boy shut her in a room and tried to tear her clothes off at a high school beer party in suburban Washington around 1982, when she was 15 and he 17.

"We're looking for a fair process where I can be heard and defend my integrity, my lifelong record of promoting dignity and equality for women - starting with the women who knew me when I was 14 years old".

Sen. Chris Coons, Delaware Democrat, drew double-takes on the right Monday after insisting that the burden of proof lies with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to prove his innocence.

In a statement provided by the White House, Mr Kavanaugh said the event "did not happen" and that the allegation was "a smear, plain and simple". "The people who knew me then know that this did not happen, and have said so".

Two women - Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez - have come forward to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Ford accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s when they were both teenagers.

Kavanaugh has denied the allegations. "We stand by her and her courageous decision to come forward".

Kavanaugh has produced numerous statements of support regarding his behavior towards women both during his youth and soaring career.

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It said their stance was related to the possibility that Mr Kavanaugh was involved "in issues related to torture and rendition after 9/11", during his time working in the administration of George W Bush.

The host also noted that a second woman has claimed sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh.

This comes as Kavanaugh is set to testify once again before lawmakers on Thursday on the allegations against him.

Trump called Kavanaugh "just a wonderful human being" and suggested that Democrats were skeptical of Ramirez, saying, "They don't believe it themselves".

Republicans chose to hire a female attorney because of the risk that the panel's 11 Republican men - there are no GOP women on the committee - might say something insensitive to Ford. If they do, it would likely spoil the chances of a hardline conservative judge - or any Trump-chosen nominee - to be confirmed in a full Senate vote and could potentially force Trump to choose a more moderate candidate.

"I was not at the party described", Kavanaugh said.

"Certainly we would be open to that, and that process could take place on Thursday", Sanders said during an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America, adding: "The president has been clear, let them speak".

It would only take a single Republican going against Kavanaugh for the nomination not to be confirmed. Later, tweeting about the upcoming interview, he referred to the Kavanaughs as "an outstanding family who must be treated fairly!" Brett Kavanaugh is an absolute outstanding person.

On Mr Kavanaugh, Mr Trump stressed: "I am with him all the way".

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