Senate Judiciary Committee Schedules Vote On Kavanaugh For Friday

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The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Friday during a executive business meeting starting at 9:30 a.m. EST.

This vote will take place one day after Kavanaugh and the first woman to accuse him of sexual assault, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee for hours.

Ford testified that back in the summer of 1982, Kavanaugh pinned her down on a bed, groped her and covered her mouth. She allegedly only escaped Kavanaugh’s grip after another person, whom she identified as Mark Judge, jumped on top of them. Kavanaugh denied all of the allegations.

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said, “There will be a vote tomorrow morning,” according to the Associated Press. Graham made headlines during the hearing for calling the entire process an “unethical sham.”

“What you want to do is destroy this guy’s life, hold this seat open, and hope you win in 2020,” Graham added, directed to Senate Judiciary Democrats.

The vote was previously announced on Tuesday.

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