Brett Kavanaugh Must Withdraw

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Avenatti also represents Stormy Daniels, who alleges she was paid to keep a sexual relationship with Trump quiet. Avenatti is also considering a 2020 Democratic presidential bid.

No matter how the committee votes, the full Senate will vote on Kavanaugh's appointment.

Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has called for Judge Kavanaugh to withdraw his candidacy in light of the allegations against him.

On Monday, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh did something unprecedented, Trevor Noah said on Tuesday's Daily Show: "He went on TV to reassure the nation that he's not a sexual predator".

"I drank beer with my friends, usually on weekends", he wrote. We dream of making a world where women are free from harassment, assault, and sexual violence. I never had any sexual or physical encounter of any kind with Dr Ford.

He called allegations by three women that he acted inappropriately as a young man a "last-minute smear campaign".

She says she was the victim of a gang rape in 1982 at a party attended by the judge. "I have a firm recollection of seeing boys lined up outside rooms at many of these parties waiting for their "turn" with a girl inside the room". Russell Wheeler, an expert on the judicial selection process at the Brookings Institution, said he was unaware of a similar media interview by a Supreme Court nominee in the past 100 years.

Gildo-Mazzon said she contacted Ford's attorneys this month when hearing the news to inform them that Ford had mentioned the assault five years prior.

Her attorney, Michael Avenatti, posted the declaration on Twitter and provided it to the committee.

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Say you're sorry, ' she added. "I just don't understand what he was talking about". Why would you say that?" she said of her discussion with her coach.

Beth Wilkinson said Wednesday on CBS "This Morning" that the results of Christine Blasey Ford's polygraph test and her therapist's notes are not among the materials turned over to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the eve of her testimony. "This conduct included the fondling and grabbing of girls without their consent", Julie Swetnick said in an affidavit. Allegations of sexual assault must be taken seriously.

His attorney, Beth Wilkinson, in televised interviews on Wednesday, said Ford's declarations cited recent interactions, not discussions at the time of the alleged incident, and that it was hard to corroborate an accusation 36 years later.

Kavanaugh said in an interview earlier this week with Fox News that he went to an all-boys Catholic high school where he focused on academics, and athletics.

The calendar, which has been shared with the Judiciary Committee, includes several weeks that summer, which were blocked out for trips to the beach and sports camps. "I don't know who this is and this never happened", Kavanaugh said.

"I know he's going to stand by me", Kavanaugh said.

"I think when Ford came out, [Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck] Grassley [R., Iowa] said, 'Well we need to take this allegation seriously, '" Continetti said. "She said that she had been nearly raped by someone who was now a federal judge".

Gildo-Mazzon says she contacted Ford's lawyers after reading her account in a Washington Post story published on September 16.

Four others were identified by Ford as being in the room-Kavanaugh, two friends of his, and Leland Keyser, a longtime friend of Ford's.

This echoes the New Yorker's account of Deborah Ramirez, a college classmate of Kavanaugh's who was described by others as similarly vulnerable when she got to Yale, someone who felt a little out of place among the sons and daughters of the elite. He says she named the attacker as Kavanaugh.