In a rare White House press briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders claimed that Democrats had victimized both Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.
By the time she finished detailing her allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, Ford was being widely praised as credible and brave.
In a crowded lounge at Yale Law School, cheers erupted when the middle-aged woman on the TV screen told a Senate panel that she had no doubt that Brett Kavanaugh, the Yale graduate nominated to the Supreme Court, had sexually assaulted her when they were teens.
Republicans are going to regret ever pushing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination as Dr. Christine Blasey Ford destroyed Kavanaugh's claim that she has the wrong guy.
A woman who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before a Senate panel, her lawyers said on Saturday.
A lawyer for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault told a Senate panel on Thursday she would not testify on Monday as Republicans want but would be willing to appear sometime next week if certain terms were met.
A number of former FBI agents and prosecutors are saying that people who make up allegations tend not to ask for the FBI to investigate them.
Ken Dilanian of NBC News tweeted:
A number of former prosecutors and FBI agents have said today that people who make up allegations tend not to demand that the FBI investigate them.
Hillary Clinton explained how easy it would be for the White House to direct the FBI to investigate the sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh, and how Republicans are trying to rush the process and railroad Christine Blasey Ford.
"Nothing of substance and nothing legitimate can happen by Monday," Lisa Banks, an attorney for Ford, told CNN.
Andy Wright, Senior Fellow and Founding Editor of Just Security, investigations lawyer and law professor, noted that the burden is on the nominee to demonstrate fitness for a lifetime appointment, contrary to a criminal prosecution burden upon the accuser.