Testimony by Trump court nominee’s accuser set; new allegation surfaces

By Doina Chiacu and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Sept 24 : The university professor who accused Brett Kavanaugh, U.S. President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault will testify before a Senate panel on Thursday about her allegation, her lawyers and the committee said on Sunday. The agreement for Christine Blasey Ford to testify came […]

Accuser of Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh agrees to testify to Senate committee

By Doina Chiacu and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Sept 23 : A woman who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before a Senate panel next week but details of her appearance have not been finalized, her lawyers said on Saturday. U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley […]

US Republicans set Monday vote on Kavanaugh if no deal for hearing

By Doina Chiacu and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Sep 22 : US Senate Republicans threatened to go ahead with a Senate panel vote on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday unless a deal could be reached on Friday on how and when a woman accusing him of sexual assault will testify. The […]

Deadline looms for accuser of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

By Lawrence Hurley and Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, Sept 20 : The woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault faced a Friday deadline to decide whether to testify before a Senate panel as Republican lawmakers and the accuser remained locked in a high-stakes standoff. Kavanaugh, the conservative federal appeals […]