WASHINGTON – The finished FBI investigation of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has deepened the divisiveness in Congress. Sen. Richard Blumenthal called the probe “a whitewash” and Sen. Chris Murphy has determined Kavanaugh “is the most dangerous nominee to the Supreme Court in a lifetime.” Meanwhile Republican senators say the FBI’s probe fails to corroborate any of the sexual assault allegations against the judge.
Christine Blasey Ford
CT sexual assault survivors feel new pain as Trump disparages Kavanaugh accuser, advocates say
Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s contentious nomination process has shaken sexual assault survivors in Connecticut, who find themselves reliving the circumstances of their attacks and are again feeling the pain that came from disappointing efforts to find support afterwards, advocates say.
Lamont urges Stefanowski to take a position on Kavanaugh
A day after Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh vehemently denied sexual assault accusations during a heated and tearful hearing, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont called on Republican Bob Stefanowski to state whether he supports the nominee or agrees with demands for an FBI investigation.
Blumenthal, other Dems, demand Trump withdraw Kavanaugh’s nomination
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Wednesday joined his Democratic colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee in demanding President Donald Trump direct the FBI to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh or withdraw the nomination. The president, who has escalated his defense of the nominee, is not likely to comply.
Kavanaugh accused of sexual misconduct at Yale
WASHINGTON – A former Yale classmate has accused Supreme Court nominee of Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, according to a story posted by the New Yorker late Sunday. Kavanaugh denied the accusation, calling it “a smear, plain and simple.”
CT sexual assault victims back Kavanaugh accuser
Victims of sexual assault in Connecticut on Thursday joined others across the country in backing Christine Blasey Ford, a college professor who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault decades ago when both were attending a teenage party. Meanwhile, Ford’s lawyers began negotiations with Senate Republicans regarding the conditions on her testimony.