Kavanaugh, Accuser Set for High-Stakes Senate Showdown


Senate Republicans retreated from plans to have Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh sitting on the Supreme Court by Oct. 1, and instead said they’ll call him back to Congress to testify next week about allegations of a decades-old attempted sexual assault.

Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who has now made her allegations public, will also appear — setting up an incredibly high-stakes showdown between Judge Kavanaugh and his accuser, with the Supreme Court vacancy on the line.

“Anyone who comes forward as Dr. Ford has done deserves to be heard,” Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley said.

He canceled a committee vote that had been …

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