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White House can't decide whether to downplay or deny new Kavanaugh allegations

9 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

White House officials aren't on the same page about how to respond to new sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
During a CBS This Morning interview on Monday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway downplayed the allegations - all of them pertaining to Kavanaugh's behavior in high school - as youthful indiscretions that have no bearing on who the judge is as an adult. She praised him for not using his position as a judge to further abuse women.
Senate Republicans learned of a second Kavanaugh accuser, then they tried to speed up his vote
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New Yorker Reporters Stand by Second Kavanaugh Accuser's Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

New Yorker Reporters Stand by Second Kavanaugh Accuser's Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

9 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

A second woman's account of being sexually harassed by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was revealed Sunday in an article published by the New Yorker .
The woman, Deborah Ramirez, was a classmate of Kavanaugh's at Yale. After carefully reviewing her memories of the event, Ramirez told the New Yorker that she remembers Kavanaugh "exposing himself" to her at a "drunken dormitory party," during which time he "thrust his penis in her face and caused her to touch it without her consent." Ramirez has not stated whether she is willing to testify, but she has called for an FBI...
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New sexual-misconduct accusation rocks Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination

9 monthes ago   |   By ABC

A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation.
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FBI Should Assess Allegations Against Kavanaugh, Sen. Coon Says

9 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Rachel Martin talks to Senate Judiciary Committee member Chris Coons, Democrat of Delaware, ahead of Thursday's hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who's accused of sexual misconduct.
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