Brett Kavanaugh's accuser comes out of the shadows
Brett Kavanaugh's accuser comes out of the shadows
Kavanaugh's #MeToo accuser has come forward
16 September, 2018, 21:52
The newspaper said Ford first made contact via an anonymous tip line earlier in the summer, when Kavanaugh's name began to be linked to the supreme court position.
"I believe that the member that first received that letter was as late as July, and quite honestly, I'm shocked that the matter didn't come up in the almost 32 hours of testimony that Judge Kavanaugh was before us, in the open sessions or the almost hour, hour and a half session that we had in a closed session", Tillis said Sunday.
The committee is scheduled to vote on whether or not to move Kavanaugh's nomination forward on Thursday. If approved by the committee and the whole Senate, as expected, Kavanaugh is likely to decidedly tilt the court to the conservatives for years to come.
Feinstein won't disclose the information publicly, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed it has included it in Kavanaugh's background file at the committee, now available confidentially to all senators.
On Thursday, Feinstein said she had received "information" regarding Kavanaugh and has passed it on to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
"Sexual assault, in high school, from an anonymous source?" The woman making the allegation attended a nearby school. The letter details an accusation from a woman who said she was at a party with Kavanaugh when they were both in high school, according to a person familiar with the matter.
She said she managed to escape when Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge, "jumped on top of them".
Kavanaugh was quickly defended by friends and acquaintances from the time who cast doubts on the alleged incident. "We had over 240 protesters who stood up screaming". In particular, he has always treated women with decency and respect.
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NPR has not independently confirmed the contents of the letter, which the woman sent to her representative, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., after Kavanaugh was nominated to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
A separate report in the New York Times said people who described the letter told the publication that the woman "considered the incident an assault".
Questions swirled on Thursday when Feinstein declined to explain what information she was provided about Kavanaugh that she chose to share with authorities.
The White House had no additional comment.
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A full vote by the Senate is expected by the end of the month. "Every Democrat and every Republican voted for him", she said. The letter was also shared with Feinstein in July.
"Even in the #MeToo era, it remains incredibly hard to report harassment, abuse or assault by people in power", she said.
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