"It wasn't that I wanted to come out one day before the hearings", she said.
Afterwards Ford will leave the room and Kavanaugh will enter and make his opening statement and then also be questioned in the same manner by the senators. "They have been seared into my memory and have haunted me episodically as an adult".
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) received a call from a man who claimed his "close acquaintance" had been sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh and pal Mark Judge on a docked boat in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1985. She says they thrust her into an upstairs bedroom at the house and locked the door. Trump said: "If I thought he was guilty of something like this. yeah, sure".
Kavanaugh was nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the vacancy on the court left by retiring Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Europe extends its Ryder Cup lead over the U.S
There was precious little magic to be found for the USA , or for Tiger Woods , who won a stirring victory less than a week ago. His record in fourballs and foursomes, when he goes out with a partner, is an ugly 9-19-1.
The third woman, Julie Swetnick, alleged she witnessed Kavanaugh "consistently engage in excessive drinking and inappropriate contact of a sexual nature with women in the early 1980s".
"To my colleagues, I say that winning at all costs is too high a cost". The Republican senators have turned over questioning on their part to Rachel Mitchell, an Arizona sex crimes prosecutor who has been viewed as a victim's advocate in such cases.
As Ford was testifying on the alleged assault before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Democratic Sen.
The fresh allegations include a claim by a woman that Brett Kavanaugh "assaulted a woman he was dating in 1998 while working for independent counsel Ken Starr", according to the complaint. "I just want the facts to come out, and I want it to be just and I want the American people to have those facts and judge for themselves".
The panel is scheduled to hold a hearing today on the accusations, ahead of a vote tomorrow on Mr Kavanaugh's nomination. I understand that when he testifies, Judge Kavanaugh is going to cite his Catholic faith as a shield to claim these attacks never happened.