If The FBI Finds Nothing, Most Americans Want Kavanaugh Confirmed

If The FBI Finds Nothing, Most Americans Want Kavanaugh Confirmed

President Donald Trump for the first time directly mocked Christine Blasey Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee by casting doubt on her testimony during a campaign rally.

"With all of that you can not say that we've done anything but be respectful, and I do". The ultimate objective of Democrats - both on the Senate Judiciary Committee and in the Senate as a whole - he says "is to defeat Kavanaugh's nomination, drum up additional support for midterm elections, hopefully flip the Senate, and onward to 2020 where they hope to regain the presidency".

Senators will then vote on whether to confirm Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Jeff Flake of Arizona and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - all key swing votes in this nomination fight - criticized the president, with Collins calling his comments "just plain wrong".

Democrats have called the comment a breathtaking breach of judicial impartiality that should be disqualifying on its own, while Republicans have defended the tenor of Mr Kavanaugh's remarks, saying he had every right to be upset.

"So President Trump went through a factual rendition, that I didn't particularly like, and I would tell him to knock it off".

The FBI conducted a supplemental background check, limited in terms of time and scope, on Kavanaugh after being prompted by the White House last week.

The report was the result of a dramatic and emotional hearing before the Judiciary Committee last week in which Ford and Kavanaugh recalled the summer of 1982, when she said the attack occurred. Sen. His subsequent mockery of her appearance was as crude and dismissive as his aides had feared.

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Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith was rushing to a vote when a woman shouted at her: "Do you believe survivors?"

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If true, the claim could contradict testimony Ford gave last week, when she told senators she had never given tips or advice to anyone taking a lie detector test.

"It's just basic memory functions, and also just the level of norepinephrine and epinephrine in the brain that. encodes memories into the hippocampus so that trauma-related experience is locked there [while] other memories just drift", Ford said.

'Guilty until proven innocent, that's very risky for our country, ' Trump said of Ford's testimony last week that Kavanaugh attempted to hold her down and remove her clothes in 1982, when they were both in high school. She is a remarkable profile in courage.

A vicious, vile and soulless attack on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. 'I don't remember.' How did you get there?

Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from CT, said: "This vile, mocking attack on a credible, immensely powerfully eloquent survivor of sexual assault is a mark of disrespect and disregard not only for Dr Blasey Ford but the entire survivor community".

The tweet they complained about stated, "Nowhere in any of these six Federal Bureau of Investigation reports, which the committee has reviewed on a bipartisan basis, was there ever a whiff of ANY issue - at all - related in any way to inappropriate sexual behavior or alcohol abuse".