As the FBI undertakes its investigation, another acquaintance accuses the Trump nominee of being untruthful during his Senate testimony.
"It was hard for me to breathe, and I thought that Brett was accidentally going to kill me," she tells the Senate Judiciary Committee.
After days of negotiations, Dr. Ford directly addressed the Senate Judiciary Committee chair in a letter Sen. Grassley promptly publicized on Monday.
Despite legal and moral opposition, his administration is proceeding with plans to deny refugees entry—part of its larger project of banning Muslims any way it can.
Christine Blasey Ford, now a professor at Palo Alto University, alleges that the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted her in high school, a charge he denies.
Despite sharp criticism about the lack of documents and time, Senate panel Chairman Chuck Grassley sticks with a schedule that could see President Trump's Supreme Court nominee confirmed by Oct. 1.
Emails reveal the Trump pick lied under oath during hearings for his nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals in 2004 and 2006.
During his second day of confirmation hearings, the Supreme Court nominee also refuses to say whether he thinks a president can pardon himself.
As immigration policies were developed under Donald Trump, Health and Human Services workers red-flagged "any policy which would result in family separation due to concerns we had about the best interests of the child," the Senate Judiciary Committee is told.
The California Democratic Party hands its official endorsement and a badly needed boost to state Sen. Kevin de Leon, Sen. Dianne Feinstein's longshot Democratic challenger.