Under pressure from moderate members, Republican leaders said they would allow the new probe for up to one week, slowing their rush to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination for the Supreme Court.
The process to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reached a dramatic peak after the testimony of a woman accusing him of attempted rape. While the event is presented as TV theater, the reality of this process has very serious consequences.
Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says "I'm innocent" in testimony before US Senate Judiciary Committee after the panel heard testimony from professor Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of trying to rape her 36 years ago.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is reviewing allegations by a third woman Julie Swetnick accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, in yet another potential blow to his prospects for Senate confirmation.
The vote will take place a day after US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accused him of sexual assault will testify before the Senate.
Attorney Michael Avenatti said on Monday that the woman knew Brett Kavanaugh - US President Donald Trump's nominee for a seat on the Supreme Court - around the time of high school but attended a different school.
The vote for his confirmation has been postponed by Democrats, who demand an investigation into the allegations.
A woman who has accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has tentatively agreed to testify before a Senate panel, following days of negotiations.
Christine Blasey Ford who accused Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a high school party 36 years ago has agreed to testify in front of a Senate committee.
US President Donald Trump has been criticised for attacking Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.
The US National Rifle Association's hopes are on Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Through him, they aim to change the constitution.
Blasey Ford has been reluctant to testify since she came forward on Sunday with her allegation, which threatened to derail the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the US Supreme Court.
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