Christine Blasey Ford's powerful testimony, along with Kavanaugh's angry rebuttal, has divided the US, rekindling the national conversation on sexual misconduct and the burden of proof in the #MeToo era.
President Donald Trump, pushing to get his nominee to the court confirmed, said in a Twitter post early on Thursday that the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were "totally uncorroborated."
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 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.
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.
US President Donald Trump said it would be "unfortunate" if the woman accusing his Supreme Court pick doesn't testify before the Senate.
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