Brett Kavanaugh issues defiant statement saying he'll be at Monday hearing his accuser has said she won't attend
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Image via screengrab.

Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s released a statement denying Dr. Christine Blasey Ford sexual assault claims. He also confirmed that he would be at the hearing on Monday, even though Ford said she would not be there.

Kavanaugh has said he'll "be there Monday," even though his alleged survivor has said that she's open to testifying next week, but definitely not on Monday.

Here 's Kavanaugh's statement:

Dear Chairman Grassley:

Thank you for the invitation to appear before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Monday, September 24. I will be there. I look forward to the opportunity to testify before the Committee.

I also appreciate the time that Committee staff took to interview me on Monday, September 17. During that interview, I twice requested a Committee hearing for the following day, Tuesday, September 18. I continue to want a hearing as soon as possible, so that I can clear my name.

Since the moment I first heard this allegation, I have categorically and unequivocally denied it. I remain committed to defending my integrity.


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