Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations 'scary time' for men falsely accused

A member of the Judiciary Committee, Flake voted to approve Kavanaugh in the panel's vote on Friday that sent the nomination to the full Senate for consideration, but only after he requested that the FBI conduct an investigation of the sexual misconduct allegations against the nominee. Chad Ludington, another Yale classmate, told The New York Times the altercation happened while they were drinking at a bar after a concert.

U.S. President Donald Trump, for his part, tweeted that no matter how much time and discretion the Federal Bureau of Investigation was given, "it will never be enough" for Democrats trying to keep Kavanaugh off the bench.

Gallagher was approached only a couple hours after confronting Senator Flake by The Daily Beast, and though Archila has appeared on Good Morning America and spoken with several other outlets regarding that day and her work as Co-Executive Director of The Center for Popular Democracy, Gallagher has otherwise remained understandably quiet since.

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), who chairs the Judiciary Committee, expressed concern to reporters that releasing the report from an FBI background investigation to the public could dissuade people from speaking with investigators in the future.

In comments aired on Sunday on CBS's "60 Minutes", Flake said Kavanaugh's nomination would end if the FBI investigation found the nominee had lied in his Senate testimony.

Five days after an extraordinary Senate hearing watched by millions of people in which a university professor, Christine Blasey Ford, detailed her sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh, Trump seemed to raise the issue of false accusations against men.

"I don't think you should lie to Congress", Trump said on Tuesday. Jeff Flake's (R-AZ) gamble may just pay off for Kavanaugh in the long run, if the week-long investigation into Kavanaugh's past turns up little to corroborate Dr. Ford's sexual assault story.

Kavanaugh strongly denies the accusation, but President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans have instructed the FBI to investigate it and any other "credible allegations" against him. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska were instrumental last week in holding up Mr Kavanaugh's confirmation vote. Well, then they received the most pages of documents ever produced for a Supreme Court nomination.

The votes of the three Republicans and those of red-state Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota will largely determine whether Mr Kavanaugh is confirmed.

"I thought he did very well".

Agents have already interviewed Justice Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge, according to his lawyer. Ford has alleged that Judge was in the room when Kavanaugh assaulted her.

Flake has said he will vote for Kavanaugh, while Murkowski and Collins have not announced what they'll do.

Ramirez has accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her while both were college students.

He said it's important that senators had a chance to ask directly about what the FBI investigated, what evidence they collected and who they interviewed.

The FBI will also question Leland Keyser and P.J. Smyth, two people who Ford said were at the gathering of teenagers where Kavanaugh allegedly assaulted her.

Women of America - watch out Donald Trump does NOT have your back.


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