Trump predicted that it will "work out very well" for Kavanaugh.
"They'll go through a process and hear everybody out".
Thomas, the second African-American nominated to the Supreme Court, denied the allegations and said he was the victim of "a high-tech lynching for uppity blacks who in any way deign to think for themselves". "They had the information in July as I understand it", he said - referring to Democratic lawmakers who were contacted by Ford before she went public.
Trump has previously voiced suspicion about the #MeToo movement in private, complaining that allegations made decades later can ruin a man's life, people familiar with those conversations say. And he called a question about whether the nominee should withdraw "ridiculous".
On Monday a spokesperson for the former vice-president said: "Vice President Biden believes Professor Ford deserves a fair and respectful hearing of her allegations, and that the Committee should undertake a thorough and non-partisan effort to get to the truth, wherever it leads".
Even then, she didn't say it was Kavanaugh, just boys from a nearby high school who were now "highly respected and high-ranking members of society in Washington".
"That's not relevant to credibility - when it took place and how it took place", Cardin said.
Kavanaugh, who has denied the incident ever occurred, had said in a statement released through the White House Monday that he was willing to testify as soon as possible.
Ford made a decision to go public after reporters began contacting her last week. "She was quite reluctant to come forward".
One of Kavanaugh's friends was in the room and Kavanaugh covered her mouth to stop her from screaming, she said. While the President announced on Monday that he still stands behind Kavanaugh, Ford got a vote of support from someone who plays a former US president on TV. Senator Orrin Hatch, Republican close to the White House, told me and other reporters today that in a phone call with Brett Kavanaugh, Kavanaugh insisted not only did this never happen, but he said he was never at this party.
The Senate Judiciary Committee as of Monday morning had not changed its plan for a Thursday vote on whether to recommend Kavanaugh and forward his nomination to the full Senate.
The Judiciary Committee is split between majority Republicans and Democrats 11-10. Critics have accused the GOP of fast-tracking the process to get Kavanaugh on the court by October 1, the first day of the fall term. An attorney for Ford said she did not want to subject herself to the "very brutal" confirmation process - but agreed to do so and reveal herself publicly to The Washington Post after the report surfaced.
Over the summer, Ford sent a letter to Feinstein, her USA senator, alleging in dramatic and chilling detail that years ago that Kavanaugh, as another young man watched, pinned her down, groped and assaulted her when they were teenagers at a party. He said "standard procedure" calls for starting with follow-up calls with Kavanaugh and Ford but that the office of Sen. "I have never done anything like what the accuser describes-to her or to anyone", he said. "These are all the ills that I was trying to avoid".
Leahy did not weigh in on the matter again until late Monday morning, when he joined all of his fellow Democrats on the Judiciary Committee in ordering its chair, Sen.
Ford's husband told the Post that she used Kavanaugh's name in the therapy sessions and anxious he would be nominated to the Supreme Court. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of SC, said they wanted to hear more from Ford. A potential "no" vote from Mr Flake would complicate Mr Kavanaugh's prospects. Former Vice President Joe Biden, then the committee chairman, told Teen Vogue magazine a year ago that he should have acted more thoroughly on Hill's accusations. In the wake of the explosive accusation, three Senate Republicans-senators Jeff Flake, Bob Corker and Lisa Murkowski -and a slew of Democrats have said the Senate Judiciary Committee should delay the vote.
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