'It's a very scary time for young men in America'

'It's a very scary time for young men in America'

'It's a very scary time for young men in America'

During remarks on the Senate floor, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said last week's hearing, at which Christine Blasey Ford alleged a drunken sexual assault in the early 1980s, left him and others with great concerns about Kavanaugh's truthfulness. 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 and Judge have vehemently denied all the allegations.

"How did you get home?".

Flake, the Judiciary Committee member who pushed to delay the vote on Kavanaugh so the FBI could investigate, leveled his criticism the morning after Trump drew laughs for his remarks at a political rally in Mississippi.

"How did you get there?" 'Where was the place?' I don't remember.

"Thirty-six years ago this happened". I don't know.' 'Upstairs?

" 'I had one beer, ' right?" But certainly [Ford] was a very credible witness.

Ford's attorneys say they heard nothing from anyone at the bureau since that Friday night phone call, and they say it is "inconceivable" that the agency could conduct a deeper inquiry into the allegations against Kavanaugh without interviewing Ford. Bromwich said. "She is a remarkable profile in courage. He is a profile in cowardice", Michael Bromwich wrote on Twitter.

Tim Gaudette: Gaudette allegedly hosted a party in July 1982 - around the same time Ford said she was assaulted. I wish he hadn't done it...it's kind of appalling'.

Quoting an unnamed senior USA official, NBC reported that the FBI's witness list does not include Julie Swetnick, the third accuser to come forward with a claim against Mr Kavanaugh.

The president was in MS on Tuesday looking to use his influence to sway the outcome of a low-profile election that could tip the balance of the Senate.

Protesters have also focused on two other senators who are undecided on Kavanaugh - moderate Republicans Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.

Hyde-Smith was appointed this year to fill the seat of Republican Thad Cochran. Cindy Hyde-Smith. Facing a three-way race between Democrat Mike Espy and far-right Republican state Sen.

On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate would vote this week on whether to confirm Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. "And a vote for Cindy is a vote for me".

Mr Trump said he believed the judge would be confirmed. Trump said. "And a man's life is in tatters!" And in an apparent swipe at all of Kavanaugh's accusers, he declared: "These are really evil people".

He even raised questions about the drinking habits of Vermont Sen.

But just a few hours later, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen.

Harvard Law School representatives did not immediately return a request for comment from CNN seeking a specific reason why Kavanaugh felt he could not commit to teaching the course.

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference on trade among the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Washington.

With the crowd laughing and cheering his impression of Ford, Trump then turned serious.

Republicans hold a 51-49 Senate majority heading into next month's midterm elections that will determine which political party controls both houses of Congress.

Two women had challenged him on Friday as he tried to close a Senate elevator door, confronting him with details of their own experiences of sexual assault and castigating him for announcing he would vote for Kavanaugh in the Senate Judiciary Committee. While Flake said Kavanaugh deserves some leeway given what he and his family been through, he said, "We can't have this on the court". Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), told reporters that a Friday vote on Kavanaugh would be "too soon", adding that it wouldn't give lawmakers enough time to review the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe.

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