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Accuser of U.S. high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public

3 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

A woman who had anonymously accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in the early 1980s went public on Sunday, but Republicans said they were moving ahead with plans to hold a committee vote this week.
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California professor who accused Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault goes public

California professor who accused Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault goes public

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

Earlier this summer, Christine Blasey Ford wrote a confidential letter to a senior Democratic lawmaker alleging that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than three decades ago, when they were high school students in suburban Maryland. Since Wednesday, she has watched as that bare-bones version of her story became public without her name or her consent, drawing a blanket denial from Kavanaugh and roiling a nomination that just days ago seemed all but certain to succeed.
Now, Ford has decided that if her story is going to be told, she wants to be the one to tell...
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Democrats Calls To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After His Accuser Goes Public

Democrats Calls To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After His Accuser Goes Public

3 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Dianne Feinstein called for the delay shortly after The Washington Post published a story naming the woman who says that Kavanaugh tried to sexually assault her when they were both teenagers.
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Accuser of U.S. high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public: Washington Post

3 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

A woman who had anonymously accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in the early 1980s decided to go public with her accusations and provided details of the alleged incident, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.
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