Sarah Sanders Says White House Open To Allowing Deborah Ramirez To Testify On Kavanaugh Allegations
The White House is open to giving the second woman who accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault the opportunity to testify at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday, according to White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
“Certainly we would be open to that, and that process could take place on Thursday,” Sanders said on “Good Morning America” Tuesday.
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Sanders also said because of “11th-hour political games” on the part of Democrats, they have hurt two different families’ lives and exploited individuals for “their own political purposes,” on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday.
“I do think it’s unfair to continue to drag the process out and continue to put good people through the wringer for the sake of political games the Democrats want to play,” Sanders said. (RELATED: Second Kavanaugh Accuser Was Unsure If Judge Carried Out Assault)
Deborah Ramirez claimed Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh thrust his exposed penis into her face without her consent while at a party in the mid-1980s, according to The New Yorker.
“Ms. Ramirez herself contacted former Yale classmates asking if they recalled the incident and told some of them that she could not be certain Mr. Kavanaugh was the one who exposed himself,” The New York Times reported. “The Times had interviewed several dozen people over the past week in an attempt to corroborate her story, and could find no one with firsthand knowledge,” the report also stated.
The judiciary committee has contacted Ramirez and her lawyer, but no official invitation to publicly testify has been offered thus far, according to The Washington Post.
Ramirez’s accusations come after Christine Blasey Ford alleged that Kavanaugh
A number of other alleged witnesses have told the Senate Judiciary Committee they don’t recall any party or the events that were reported to have occurred.
Stormy Daniels’s lawyer Michael Avenatti tweeted Tuesday morning that there is a third woman who might come forward in the next 36 hours with allegations that Kavanaugh assaulted her.
Kavanaugh has denied all allegations of assault. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing for Kavanaugh and, so far, Blasey Ford on Thursday.