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Kavanaugh investigation: FBI 'hasn't spoken to Christine Blasey Ford'

Kavanaugh investigation: FBI 'hasn't spoken to Christine Blasey Ford'

"So if the Federal Bureau of Investigation is going to pursue this or Chairman Grassley wants them to pursue this they should also pursue the roommates of Judge Kavanaugh who said that he was incoherently drunk", Swalwell pointed out.

At a campaign rally in MS rally on Tuesday, the audience laughed as Trump ran through a list of what he described as holes in Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

"How did you get home?" he said, taking on the role of prosecutor.

"What neighbourhood was it in?" 'Where's the house?' I don't know.

"I don't know. I don't know", the President continued. Upstairs, downstairs, where was it?' I don't know, but I had one beer.

The Supreme Court began a new term this week without a full bench as it waits on the FBI to investigate sexual abuse allegations against nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

The President said Tuesday night that Kavanaugh's "life is in tatters".

Mr Flake said on United States television: "There's no time and no place for remarks like that, that discuss something this sensitive at a political rally. I wish he hadn't had done it".

"President Trump went through a factual rendition that I didn't particularly like and I would tell him to knock it off", Graham said, "You're not helping". Susan Collins said they were "just plain wrong", and Alaska Sen.

She alleged that Mr Kavanaugh pinned her on a bed, tried to take off her clothes and covered her mouth in the early 1980s when the two were teenagers.

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"A vicious, vile and soulless attack on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford", tweeted Michael Bromwich, a former high-ranking Department of Justice official who is now representing the professor.

Trump's fellow Republicans control the Senate by a 51-49 margin.

McConnell has denounced Democrats, who have questioned Kavanaugh's truthfulness and temperament, for hurling "mud and muck" at the judge.

Senator Dianne Feinstein, the committee's top Democrat, called Trump's comments "cruel", adding, "He sent a clear message to victims of sexual assault that they should not be believed".

(According to the report, Kavanaguh "did not want to say if he threw the ice or not.") UB40 have now responded to the news saying the band, like most people, wants nothing to do with this Brett Kavanaugh mess.

Flake, who is retiring from the Senate, said last week he would vote to confirm Kavanaugh, but then called for an expanded FBI investigation of the accusations, delaying the confirmation timetable. And she criticized the media and Democratic lawmakers for picking apart every word Kavanaugh has said without giving ample scrutiny to what the White House increasingly characterizes as Ford's inconsistent comments about the night in question.

Flake has clashed repeatedly with Trump over his behaviour and is retiring at year's end.

Whether that report will make its way into the public's hands is unclear. Judge, Smyth and Keyser say they don't recall the incident described by Ford. Opposition to Kavanaugh grew 4 percentage points after the hearing, apparently driven by people who previously were undecided.

Even Trump's close allies were critical of his move, suggesting it could undermine Kavanaugh's prospects at a time when Republicans are looking to press forward with a vote on his nomination. "I thought her testimony was very compelling, and she looks like a very fine woman to me, very fine woman", Trump said of Ford while speaking to reporters on Friday.

"The tactic of the president laying low has been lauded by all sides", said Brian Kilmeade, a host of Trump's preferred morning show Fox & Friends.


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