WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The girl accusing U.S. Supreme Court docket nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her a long time in the past mentioned in written testimony launched on Wednesday that she believes it’s her civic responsibility to testify at a high-stakes Senate listening to.
U.S. Senate drink coasters sit beside the microphone on the witness desk within the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee listening to room the place Dr Christine Blasey Ford and U.S. Supreme Court docket nominee Choose Brett Kavanaugh will testify is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
Christine Blasey Ford mentioned that her motivation in coming ahead was to offer info that senators might take into “critical consideration” earlier than voting on President Donald Trump’s nominee to fill a emptiness on the excessive courtroom. Ford and Kavanaugh are each because of testify at Thursday’s listening to.
Reporting by Lawrence Hurley; enhancing by Jonathan Oatis