Fordtoldthe Post that Kavanaugh and a friend - both "stumbling drunk", she says - corralled her into a bedroom during a house party in Maryland in the early 1980s when she was around 15 and Kavanaugh was around 17.
She contacted the Post through a tip line in early July, when it had become clear that Kavanaugh was on the shortlist of possible nominees to replace retiring justice Anthony Kennedy but before Trump announced his name publicly.
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC, also a Judiciary Committee member, said that if Ford wants to provide information to the committee, "I would gladly listen to what she has to say".
On Fox News on Monday morning, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Ford "should not be insulted and she should not be ignored".
Democrats called for a delay in the vote, and two committee Republicans - all 11 on the GOP side are men - Sens.
"Staff-level examination of these allegations should not go forward until the FBI's career professionals with the requisite investigative expertise have completed their review", the letter states.
"I have never done anything like what the accuser describes-to her or to anyone", Kavanaugh said in the statement Monday. Ford said that Kavanaugh covered her mouth his his hand when she attempted to scream.
A committee spokesman said late Sunday that its chairman, Sen. "In fact, she was quite reluctant to come forward". "He was trying to attack me and remove my clothing".
All 10 Democrats on the Judiciary Committee wrote a letter to Grassley on Monday calling for a delay in Thursday's committee vote while the FBI fully investigates the allegations as part of its review of Kavanaugh's background.
Supertankers loaded with Iranian crude headed for China
Brent crude LCOc1 however pulled back on the reports of additional tariffs, dropping 5 cents a barrel to $78.12 by 1:03 p.m. While OPEC production has increased since then, Saudi Arabia has added less crude than it initially indicated.
A lawyer close to the White House said the nomination will not be withdrawn. Conway, though, noted that Ford's account, while it should be considered, should also be "weighed against" other evidence.
Kavanaugh had issued a similar statement on Friday, before the identity of his accuser was made public. "He is buoyed by the immediate outpouring of support from lifelong friends, including 65 women who knew him in high school and signed a letter on Thursday attesting to his character after initial news reports of the allegation".
Feinstein said Sunday that the FBI should investigate the allegations against Kavanaugh before the committee moves forward with his nomination. Dianne Feinstein became public over the past week, she chose to go ahead and speak out herself, Sunday's report said.
"It's disturbing that these uncorroborated allegations from more than 35 years ago, during high school, would surface on the eve of a committee vote", Foy said. Many Democrats have called for a delay in the vote, and a handful of Republicans have opened the door to that possibility.
Now a judge on the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, widely viewed as the nation's second most powerful court, Kavanaugh seemed to be on a smooth confirmation track until the new allegation emerged.
Christine Ford is a professor at Palo Alto University who teaches in a consortium with Stanford University, training graduate students in clinical psychology. Flake went as far as to say he was "not comfortable" voting for Kavanaugh for the time being.
Republican leadership on the Judiciary Committee have questioned the timing of the revelation of Ford's letter and her allegation, coming just as the committee was preparing to vote on the nomination on Thursday.
In the letter, which was read to the Post, Ford described the incident and said she expected her story to be kept confidential.
Last week, Mr Kavanaugh said he "categorically and unequivocally" denies the allegations. She said Ford, a Democrat, isn't politically motivated. The 53-year-old judge was there to meet with the White House legal team to prepare for potential interviews or questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee, a source familiar with the matter said.
The NHC notes that amount of rainfall would "produce catastrophic flash flooding and prolonged significant river flooding". The center said that a gauge in Emerald Isle, North Carolina, recently reported 6.3 feet (1.92 meters) of inundation.
In rallies around Idlib the last two weeks, protesters took to the streets to deny that the province is a hotbed of extremists. The zone, which will be patrolled by Turkish and Russian military units, will become operational from October 15.
Cooper said 126 shelters are open across the state, with more than 12,000 people already staying at them, as of Thursday evening. The primary road through town was mostly empty, except for police cars and emergency vehicles that appeared to be on patrol.
Spanish moss waved in the trees as the winds picked up in Wilmington, and floating docks bounced atop swells at Morehead City. Rain projections also increased, with some locations along the North Carolina coast now expected to get up to 40 inches.
But by the mid-2000s, there were signs that his consulting career had slumped, and at times his finances appeared to be shaky. As a part of the deal, he pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy and one charge of conspiracy to obstruct justice.
Brisbane man Haoni Hearne, 21, said he swallowed part of a needle inside a strawberry on Sunday before being hospitalised . Angela Stevenson frantically rang the school and was told that her son had already bit into the fruit and found a needle.
Jerry Brown on Monday, the latest in a series of ambitious goals set by the state to combat the effects of climate change. Utility Pacific Gas & Electric said the law could raise customer bills and make the grid less reliable.
Vettel replied that he did not believe him, and he engineer agreed. "Going into false neutral, the auto was stopping on track". But if it gets to Lap 15-16 and he is within 10 seconds or so of the Briton it may be worth Ferrari pitting him early.
Although Florence was still days from arrival, authorities took extraordinary measures to move people out of harm's way. Henry McMaster. "A lot of local people are staying", she said of the island, which is reachable only by ferry or plane.
National emergency alert test, September 20
FEMA has more information about the system as well as information about Thursday's upcoming test. The assessments would possibly be utilized as segment of FEMA's National Preparedness Month.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter Has Update On Possible Josh Gordon Trade
Gordon missed more than three weeks of training camp this summer while receiving treatment tied to his struggle with addiction. NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reported earlier that Gordon also preferred to be traded to the Cowboys or the 49ers.
USA border agent charged in 2-week killing spree
However, when the suspect pulled a gun on the woman inside his vehicle, she fled and was able to contact police. Earlier this morning officials were dispatched to another part of the County where a third body was discovered.
Hurricane Florence increases in size despite weakening winds
The precipitation from Florence will start midday Thursday and then it will rain for four days, said CNN Meteorologist Tom Sater. Trouble began brewing last week, when three hurricanes-Florence, Isaac, and Helene-starting churning up the North Atlantic.
Trump says Puerto storm response 'unappreciated'
Some outlets, for example, called up Puerto Rico funeral homes and discovered far more deaths than initially reported. This year, it says it's ready for Florence . "We are not in a 100 percent life and death situation", Cruz said.
Jurgen Klopp Sends Warning Message to Liverpool Fans
However, at 2-0 ahead and cruising, Spurs' Erik Lamela somewhat dampened Liverpool's satisfaction with his 93rd minute goal . Liverpool is off to its best start since 1990-91 as the team chases a first English title since 1989-90.
Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin married?
TMZ reported a wedding is happening "soon", potentially as early as next week in the singer's home country of Canada. The couple was friends first , meeting almost 10 years ago and briefly dating in 2015 and 2016.
S.Africa 'close to war zone' with 57 murders a day: minister
The number of women and children who were murdered in 2017/2018 has increased by 291 and 146 respectively from the previous year. Speaking in parliament, Bheki Cele said despite a reduction in other crimes, it was disturbing that murders were still high.
Apple introduces iPhone XR
The display gets native support for True Tone and wide colour support, which Apple claims can deliver a better viewing experience. The iPhone XR will be available for pre-order on October 19, with devices going on sale one week later on October 26.
Jeff Bezos launches $2-billion fund to help the homeless
Bezos has no involvement in its news coverage. "Jeff Bezos is our enemy, he is our enemy", Sawant said before the council voted. The company's push to build a second home base highlights how massively Amazon has expanded during its 20-plus year history.