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Woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of violent sexual advance works with attorney and Judiciary Committee for hearing on matter


WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa issued the following statement on Wednesday after lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford – the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a violent sexual advance – sent a letter (see below) to the Judiciary Committee responding to its invitations for her to share her story with committee members:

“Nobody should be subject to threats and intimidation, and Dr. Ford is no exception,” Grassley’s statement reads.  “These are serious allegations and Dr. Ford deserves to be heard.

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“Immediately after learning of Dr. Ford’s identity from news reports Sunday, committee staff started working to gather facts related to her claims. We’ve offered Dr. Ford the opportunity to share her story with the committee, as her attorney said yesterday she was willing to do. We offered her a public or a private hearing as well as staff-led interviews, whichever makes her most comfortable. The invitation for Monday still stands.

“Dr. Ford’s testimony would reflect her personal knowledge and memory of events. Nothing the FBI or any other investigator does would have any bearing on what Dr. Ford tells the committee, so there is no reason for any further delay.”

Contrary to suggestions by Dr. Ford’s attorneys, the committee had no plans to place Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh on a panel together, and never indicated plans to do so. Grassley’s staff offered Dr. Ford multiple dates as well as a choice of providing information in a public or private setting.

Ranking Member Feinstein first received a letter with allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh from Dr. Ford in July. However, Feinstein neglected to notify Committee Republicans of the letter until the day of the first Committee markup, six weeks after receiving the letter and well after the vetting and hearing process had concluded. Feinstein referred the letter to the FBI, which added it to Kavanaugh’s background investigation file. She should have treated these allegations seriously, as Grassley has done, in immediately acting upon hearing of them.

The FBI has indicated to the committee and in public statements that it considers the matter closed. The FBI does not make credibility determinations. The FBI provides information on a confidential basis in order for decision makers to determine an individual’s suitability. The Senate has the information it needs to follow up with witnesses and gather and assess the relevant evidence.

Grassley’s staff has sought to work with the Democratic staff to reach out to relevant witnesses. The Democratic staff declined to participate in a follow-up call with Judge Kavanaugh Monday regarding these allegations. And they have declined to join efforts to conduct a bipartisan investigation of the allegations.

Letter from attorneys representing Christine Blasey Ford:


By Electronic Mail September 18, 2018

The Honorable Charles E. Grassley Chairman, Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate
135 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator Grassley:
Thank you for reaching out yesterday afternoon. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford looks forward to working with you and the Committee.

As you know, earlier this summer, Dr. Ford sought to tell her story, in confidence, so that lawmakers would have a fuller understanding of Brett Kavanaugh’s character and history. Only after the details of her experience were leaked did Dr. Ford make the reluctant decision to come forward publicly.

In the 36 hours since her name became public, Dr. Ford has received a stunning amount of support from her community and from fellow citizens across our country. At the same time, however, her worst fears have materialized. She has been the target of vicious harassment and even death threats. As a result of these kind of threats, her family was forced to relocate out of their home. Her email has been hacked, and she has been impersonated online.

While Dr. Ford’s life was being turned upside down, you and your staff scheduled a public hearing for her to testify at the same table as Judge Kavanaugh in front of two dozen U.S. Senators on national television to relive this traumatic and harrowing incident. The hearing was scheduled for six short days from today and would include interrogation by Senators who appear to have made up their minds that she is “mistaken” and “mixed up.” While no sexual assault survivor should be subjected to such an ordeal, Dr. Ford wants to cooperate with the Committee and with law enforcement officials.
As the Judiciary Committee has recognized and done before, an FBI investigation of the incident should be the first step in addressing her allegations. A full investigation by law enforcement officials will ensure that the crucial facts and witnesses in this matter are assessed in a non-partisan manner, and that the Committee is fully informed before conducting any hearing or making any decisions.

We would welcome the opportunity to talk with you and Ranking Member Feinstein to discuss reasonable steps as to how Dr. Ford can cooperate while also taking care of her own health and security.

Debra S. Katz
Lisa J. Banks
Attorneys for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford
The Honorable Dianne Feinstein
Ranking Member, Committee on the Judiciary

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Adding it all together, this allegation haWhat we know about Doctor Christine Blasey Ford
She only contacted a Democratic Senator. Why didn’t she write the President? Why didn’t she write Senator Grassley?
From her letter to Senator Feinstein Dr. Ford writes, “As a constituent, I expect that you will maintain this as confidential until we have further opportunity to speak.”
Why did Dr. Ford want to “speak” to Senator Feinstein? Did Dr. Ford ever speak to Senator Feinstein? If Dr. Ford did speak to Senator Feinstein, when did she speak to Senator Feinstein?
Why did Dr. Ford speak to the press (Washington Post) about her allegations? Why did she take her “therapy notes” and give them to the Washington Post?
Where would Dr. Ford get notes from a 2012 therapy session? When did Dr. Ford get these therapy notes.
The Washington Post reported that Dr. Ford’s husband, Russell Ford, has confirmed this recollection, telling The Washington Post that he remembers her talking about a “rape attempt” and explicitly mentioned Kavanaugh’s name and her concerns about his being nominated to the Supreme Court one day.
When did Dr. Ford’s voice her “concern” about Judge Bret Kavanaugh becoming a Supreme Court Judge?
Why wasn’t Dr. Ford concerned about Bret Kavanaugh serving as a Judge in any capacity?
Why did Dr. Ford remove her Facebook account? When did Dr. Ford remove her Facebook account?
Why did Dr. Ford’s attorney, Debra Katz, arrange a lie detector test back in July?
How did Dr. Ford become acquainted with her attorney Debra Katz? Debra Katz is deeply involved with the MeToo movement.
Dr Ford works in Palo Alto, California and Debra Katz is a lawyer in Washington DC.

s been planned and executed by the Democrats and Dr. Ford is a warrior for the derailment of Judge Bret Kavanaugh’s nomination.
I call Dr. Ford’s allegation directed at Judge Kavanaugh a misguided attempt to put a face on a selective memory from the past for political reasons.

And you are asking some reall, really stupid questions.
Why did Dr. Ford conatct Sen, Feinstein and not Sen. Grassley?
Well nimrod, she is a resident of California, not Iowa.
Most of your other questions are pure Republican /Trump supporting BS.

When it comes to sexual abuse, Republican senators are just as clueless today as they were in 1991, when Anita Hill raised her claims of repeated sexual harassment against Clarence Thomas.
They didn’t get it then, they don’t get it now.
Republicans must decide, having put one self-professed sexual predator in the White House, do they really want to put another accused sexual predator on the Supreme Court?

Whatever you do…shun reality. Wow.

You are the one shunning reality….let me guess, you are a Trump supporter.

Since when have Democrats become such prudes? Nobody goes to these high school / college parties expecting to sit around drinking tea and playing scrabble. They all were there of their own free will.

Nobody I have ever known has gone to a party to get sexually assaulted. You are a moron.

Still upset that you never got invited to any parties? There hasn’t been any evidence presented to suggest that this was nothing more than adolescent immaturity quite possibly on both sides. But we will never know the full story since the Democrats are scrambling to rewrite their pasts If you consider yourself the standard, then being called a moron would be a step up!

Calling sexual assault “adolescent immaturity” reflects a great deal on you and your maturity and morality. You are still a moron.

Your willingness to declare him guilty until proven innocent reflects a great deal on your character as an American. And I am still at a level above you!

Two whiny lib bitches gone.

If he is innocent, why not allow an FBI investigation?

“Trump Backs Kavanaugh ‘all the way’ amid new misconduct claims.”
Roy Moore, Michael Flynn, Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, George Papadopoulos, Michael Cohen, Rick Saccone, Ed Gillespie and now Brett Kavanaugh.
Winners, one and all, of the Trump Kiss of Death award.

You don’t wait 30 yrs to report a crime. Stupid hoe needs to go back to walking the street.

Would Brett Kavanaugh please Sue both of these women for defamation of character for hundreds of millions of dollars. This would get their freaking undivided attention once and for all and stop this silly s***. If they can’t prove it he wins they lose.

I see an evil agenda in the liberal party. An evil agenda in the mainstream media. An evil agenda in the Eyes of Every Democrat. They’re being driven by an evil arrogant intoxicating influence that has every one of them fixated on not only working to destroy the good in America but at the same time destroying themselves in the hateful process.

Calling me names doesn’t change the fact that you and your whole family are losers. Always have been and always will be.

Demonic lies by the democrat communist party who’s only agenda is destroying American and making it into a 3rd world shithole for the elite to rule – and Chinese owned.

To answer your question “Who does she think she is”
Answer: A Democrat Trump hater of course, that believes she has the right to accuse someone of a crime without substantiation at her whim because they support someone she does not

So she gets to accuse a man of something that’s supposed to have happened YEARS ago. Something that could potentially ruin his life, but she doesn’t have to answer any questions from certain people? Wow! And we’re supposed to believe her story…This is a sad story that I have trouble believing now!
Here’s a timeline: all you need to know:
1982 – Something may or may not have happened with another 2 (or 4) teenagers at a party, she cannot remember who threw the party, where the party was held, who she was with or how she got home. She was drinking and said nothing to anyone.
2002… She said nothing.
July 25, 2003: President George W. Bush nominated Kavanaugh to the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C Circuit… She said nothing.
May 11, 2006: The United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary recommended confirmation. Kavanaugh subsequently confirmed by the United States Senate… She said nothing.
June 1, 2006: Kavanaugh sworn in by Justice Anthony Kennedy… She said nothing.
2012… She remembered ‘something’ happened in 1982, yet doesn’t name Kavanaugh, still said nothing to authorities
2017 – becomes an anti-trump activist.
2018 – now 36 years later, with Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS confirmation looming, she pens an anonymous letter with grave accusations against Kavanaugh regarding foggy circumstance that occurred while they were both minors, then reveals herself and DEMANDS an FBI investigation before testifying to her incredible allegations? Who does she think she is?


Frankenfeinstein…as corrupt as they come…

I don’t think teenage boys should get a pass, but there is a statute of limitations. Making claims with no evidence 35 years after it allegedly happened is just a baseless stall tactic, since there is literally nothing those agencies can investigate off of a vague allegation of a 35 year old allegation with no corroborating witnesses or physical evidence.

Let’s be clear: Leftists are trying to blow up the Senate confirmation process in this latest attack on Kavanaugh. This latest gambit is about delaying the nomination past the elections. There is no legitimate reason that these last-minute allegations can’t be summarily evaluated, and a Judiciary Committee vote taken within days. There is no reason to further delay Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation.

100% correct

Three more of your same old bullshit posts within 3 minutes, one in which you agree with yourself.
You truly are one sad, pathetic and delusional individual.

So say the TROLL bullshit artist.

You are one sad, pathetic, delusional TROLL!

Leftist lawbreaking, rule-breaking, violence, and disruption marred the public Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. One can only imagine the disruptive show trial Leftists plan with the Kavanaugh accuser. The Senate should shut this circus down and move the Kavanaugh confirmation along.

I spelled them wrong so you liberals could understand them – truth is not your style.

You spell them wrong because you are not very intelligent.

Aw, you are trying to hurt my feelings. Dumb Ass!

I hope he at least got some finger stank.

dumocrats don’t care about her , there using her more then what she said the Judge did. Vote him In !

Don’t wait for the truth guys. Kavanaugh is going to be a life-time appointment if he is approved. He should be able to overcome all accusations if he is, indeed, worthy of the seat on the Supreme Court. The way she is being demonized, threatened and derided is why more women don’t report sexual assaults.

George Sorazz paid for her liars -( opps- lawyers)

There are 8 words in your post, and you spelled nearly half of them wrong. You’d have a lot more credibility if not for things like that.

Here you go, the Liberal Grammar Nazi at work.

Political Garbage through and through.

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