In an email to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Christine Blasey Ford’s attorneys asked the staff of Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) to set up a phone conversation to work out the specifics of her testimony. Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh has denied Ford’s allegation that he sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers.
Garrett Ventry, a communications adviser to the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley, denied the allegation.
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Christine Blasey Ford's husband, Russell Ford, remembered her mindset when Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced his retirement. She even considered moving to another country, her husband said.
Deputy national security adviser K.T. McFarland now acknowledges that Michael Flynn may have told her he discussed sanctions with Sergey Kislyak.
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Jim Knoblach, a Republican state representative in Minnesota, denied the allegations but dropped his bid for reelection, saying he needs to focus on “healing my family.”
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