BREAKING: Accuser Blasey-Ford and Judge Kavanaugh Will Testify at Senate Hearing Monday
Just announced: The Senate Judiciary Committee is set have a public hearing on Monday to hear from Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of an alleged drunken high school party sexual assault, Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford.
Accuser Christine Blasey-Ford.
CNN’s David P. Gelles: “”JUST IN: Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, will testify in a public hearing on Monday.”
JUST IN: Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, will testify in a public hearing on Monday.
— David P Gelles (@gelles) September 17, 2018
…A Senate Republican aide confirmed that it would be on Monday, effectively delaying a planned committee vote on Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination, which had been scheduled for this Thursday.
“Judge Kavanaugh looks forward to a hearing where he can clear his name of this false allegation. He stands ready to testify tomorrow if the Senate is ready to hear him,” White House spokesman Raj Shah said.
UPDATE: Official announcement by Chairman Grassley. The hearing will be at 10 a.m. EDT next Monday the 24th:
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman @ChuckGrassley today announced that the Committee will hold a public hearing with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. pic.twitter.com/523miClAVL
— Senate Judiciary (@senjudiciary) September 17, 2018