Coons: Kavanaugh ‘Bears the Burden of Disproving These Allegations’

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"The American people also insist that vague, unsubstantiated and uncorroborated allegations of 30-plus-year-old misconduct where all the supposed witnesses either totally deny it or can't confirm it is nowhere near grounds to nullify someone's career or destroy their good name", McConnell added.

On Monday, the president's Supreme Court nominee Mr Kavanaugh rejected the accusations of sexual assault when he was young and said he would not withdraw from consideration for the high court.

Here is his Roches's full statement: I was Brett Kavanaugh's roommate at Yale University in the Fall of 1983. Despite our living conditions, Brett and I did not socialize beyond the first few days of freshman year.

In response to the Guardian's allegations, Rubenfeld's attorney issued a statement in which the professor says he believes he is contending with personal attacks and false allegations, but he stands ready to participate in any investigation. She admits that she was drunk, She admits that there are time lapses. Blumenthal showed up at the protest at Yale and spoke for about 10 minutes. In one case, a former student told the Guardian, a prospective clerk was introduced to Kavanaugh at a party that Chua hosted at her home - and was later told that the judge wanted her to apply for the post.

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She alleged that Mr Kavanaugh exposed himself at a drunken dormitory party.

Kavanaugh's testimony about the allegations, along with the testimony of one of his accusers, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, is expected to take place Thursday. He used his virginity at the time as a defense.

"I advise students, male and female, to dress professionally-not too casually-and to avoid inappropriate clothing. But what I know is, I've never sexually assaulted anyone".

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in her legal fight with Mr Trump, claimed to represent a woman with information about high school-era parties attended by Mr Kavanaugh and urged the Senate to investigate. "If such a thing had happened, it would have been the talk of campus".

The protest, organized by Mainers for Accountable Leadership and the national women's group UltraViolet Action, is part of an ongoing campaign to pressure Collins to vote against Kavanaugh, who has now been accused of sexual assault by two women. Avenatti told host Rachel Maddow that his client could, in theory, bring criminal charges. About a dozen Mainers were cited by Capitol Police for blocking the hallway, she said.