A note to Christine Blasey Ford is seen on stationary in the Senate Judiciary Committee's room on Capitol Hill Sept. 26, in Washington, DC, during preparations one day before the hearing with Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
"We also believe Christine Blasey Ford", the ad reads, referencing two women who accused Supreme Court nominees of sexual misconduct almost three decades apart. The focus remains on at least five Republicans who said they would withhold judgment until after the hearing. "Speaking from personal experience, Dr. Ford would certainly raise millions on GoFundMe if she chose to do so", he tweeted.
When asked whether there was any chance she was mistaken about the identity of her attacker, Blasey Ford said, "Absolutely not".
"There are millions of victims and survivors out there who have been inspired by your courage-I am", said Leahy. The full Senate could vote as early as Monday.
The scene during the more than eight hour hearing was unlike any congressional proceeding in recent history.
She said she will "never forget the laughter" of the boys during the assault, which she said occurred in a bedroom at a small gathering and involved Kavanaugh and his friend, Mark Judge. "I said I would welcome anything", he said at last.
Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a California psychology professor, are appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday.
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A GoFundMe page to support Ford and pay for her security and legal expenses quickly doubled its fundraising total after it was mentioned during the hearing. "And I would just urge my colleagues to recognize that, in the end, we are 21 very imperfect senators doing our best to provide advice and consent, and, in the end, there is likely to be as much doubt as certainty going out of this room today".
Other progressive groups have also called for Kavanaugh to be removed from the appeals court he serves on, which is among the most powerful in the country behind the Supreme Court.
In her statement, Swetnick wrote that she first met Kavanaugh and his friend, Mark Judge, in 1980 or 1981, when she was in high school and attended "well over ten house parties" with both of them present. "Without an investigation, and with so many serious issues involved, I can not support this nomination if they choose to move forward". Dianne Feinstein, the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, requested to delay Kavanaugh's confirmation vote because of allegations against him from a then-anonymous woman.
Kavanaugh walked in holding hands with his wife and was flanked by female supporters behind him. Rachel Mitchell, a veteran sex crimes prosecutor from Arizona who asked all questions for the committee's all-male GOP senators, seemed to elicit no significant inconsistencies in her testimony.
Trump said that if lawmakers had moved faster, "you wouldn't be talking about it right now, which is frankly what I would have preferred". Ford says the assault took place at a house party in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C.
Graham also questioned whether Ford's attorneys were politically motivated.