Maine Protesters Want Susan Collins To Take A Stand On Brett Kavanaugh

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On Monday, the president's Supreme Court nominee Mr Kavanaugh rejected the accusations of sexual assault when he was young and said he would not withdraw from consideration for the high court.

Ramirez accused Kavanaugh in an article published in the New Yorker magazine on Sunday of exposing himself to her during a drunken dormitory party at Yale.

"And that we as a community, as a country, as a nation, take allegations of sexual violence and sexual misconduct seriously and that we value the voices of women that come forward and treat them with the respect that they deserve". This is a smear, plain and simple.

Meanwhile, students at Yale Law School say they'll stage a sit-in on Monday, in protest of the allegations surrounding Kavanaugh.


On Tuesday, one day after campus protests that illustrate Kavanaugh's alma mater has picked a side, and it's not his, the law school remains decked with reminders that it supports an effort to "Stop Kavanaugh".

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called for postponement of the panel's scheduled Thursday meeting to hear testimony from Christine Blasey Ford, the first woman to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

Kavanaugh has denied all of the sexual misconduct allegations that he has been accused of.

But on Thursday, The Guardian reported, based on multiple sources, that Chua herself had informed Yale Law students that it was "not an accident" Kavanaugh tended to select female law clerks who "looked like models" and she offered them beauty tips to land clerkships with him.


"I believe that the committee investigators should reach out to Deborah Ramirez to question her under oath about what she is alleging happened", Collins reportedly said, according to The Hill. Claims that Ramirez consulted with other people to clarify her recollections, Clune argued, "was just smart investigation to make sure that she wasn't remembering things inaccurately or by the passage of time".

Faculty at the school have canceled the majority of classes Monday morning at the request of students. Kavanaugh also has denied those accusations.

In the first one, Clune wrote: "We are in contact with the Senate Judiciary Committee to determine the best process to provide Senators with additional information".

Dana Bolger, a Yale Law School student and senior editor at Feministing, posted a series of tweets regarding the cancelations. She said that the allegations were of "enormous concern" to her and the school.


"I've been appalled at the way he's been treated in the news media and by the Democrats", said Rice, a social worker in NY state who said she met Kavanaugh while he was in law school.

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