As people nationwide wore black and walked out, hundreds of demonstrators flooded the Senate building on Monday to pressure particular senators to oppose Kavanaugh's confirmation. U.S. Capitol Police arrested dozens, according to news reports, including about a dozen ME activists who had made the trip to Capitol Hill. About half as many protesters were arrested for protesting Kavanaugh on Thursday.
The nomination would fail if Collins and another Republican join all of the Democrats in opposing Kavanaugh.
"I have known Brett Kavanaugh for many years", Gerken had told Yale Law School News. Susan Collins of ME asking her not to vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until sexual assault allegations against him are investigated. Both sides have much at stake - the women as well as the man. The Associated Press reported late Monday that Collins said the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in college should be interviewed under oath.
Kavanaugh said while he doesn't deny that Ford was sexually assaulted by someone in her past, it was not him.
I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process. "First of all, we know that allegations of sexual assault - I'm not saying that's what happened in this case - but we know allegations of sexual assault are one of the most unreported crimes that exist", Collins said. Collins faces heavy pressure from conservatives to support Kavanaugh, and from liberals to reject him in part because he could cast a deciding vote to overturn or gut Roe. Jeff Flake of Arizona. Another displays the same four hashtags with the text, "We Demand Better" displayed above the Yale Law School logo.
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One former student whose account was published last week in the Guardian said that Chua had advised her to dress in an "outgoing" way.
Capitol Hill Police move the crowd back as protesters speak out against Judge Brett Kavanaugh outside the office of Sen.
"How could I decide before hearing the testimony of professor Ford?" "You do not forget someone choking you, you do not forget someone putting their hand over their mouth and you thinking they're going to die", she said, her voice quaking.
Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says he caught Kavanaugh lying a few times in testimony before the committee. Meanwhile, a delegation of 100 students is traveling to Washington D.C.to protest at the Supreme Court and possibly meet with senators. "The expectation should be, 'when I come forward I will be supported".
Students had been told the school must remain nonpartisan, she said, "but sexual violence is not a partisan issue".
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This comes as Kavanaugh is set to testify once again before lawmakers on Thursday on the allegations against him. The other people alleged to be there don't recall any such thing.