In the speech, Collins called the opposition to Kavanaugh "a caricature of a gutter-level political campaign" and said liberal groups were trying to "whip their followers into a frenzy by spreading misrepresentations and outright falsehoods" about him.
Within the correction, the newspaper acknowledged: "The ebook reports that the feminine pupil declined to be interviewed and chums bid that she doesn't recall the incident". Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), voted to confirm Kavanaugh a year ago despite allegations of sexual assault and misconduct. Pogrebin and Kelly also revealed that another classmate of Kavanaugh's had reported a similar incident past year to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Senate, neither of which appears to have followed up on the claims.
Several Republican lawmakers and party leaders joined Trump Monday in condemning the Times and Democrats' calls for Kavanaugh's impeachment.
The New York Times reported over the weekend that Max Stier, a classmate of Kavanaugh's at Yale University, alleged that Kavanaugh exposed himself at a party and that other students pushed Kavanaugh's genitals into the hand of a female student, apparently without her consent. The candidates for public office who condemned Kavanaugh without proof that he had done anything wrong also owe him an apology. Both former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen.
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Choe said she hopes the United States will bring "a proposal geared to the interests of the DPRK and the U.S. and based on decision methods acceptable to us".
"The one who is actually being assaulted is Justice Kavanaugh - Assaulted by lies and Fake News!" he said.
Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Delaware, wrote to FBI Director Christopher Wray on October 2, 2018, requesting an "appropriate follow up" with one individual who had come to Coons with information about Kavanaugh. But it could serve to rally the Democratic base against the president ahead of the 2020 election, and serve as yet another litmus test for presidential hopefuls looking to elbow their way to the nomination. "Brett Kavanaugh is unfit to sit as a Supreme Court justice in the face of so many credible allegations that he sexually assaulted these women. Not in high school, not in college, not ever", he said in his charged statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee following Ford's testimony.
In the wake of the Times story, Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee - which conducted Kavanaugh's thorny, chaotic confirmation process previous year - have pushed back against calls for impeachment. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said past year. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), and Klobuchar.
Trump said Kavanaugh should start suing people for libel, or the Justice Department should come to his rescue. Susan Collins of ME is facing fresh attacks from Democrats after a newly surfaced allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh put his contentious confirmation back in the public spotlight.