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Trump and White House have NO plans to withdraw Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS nomination after allegations

President Donald Trump has no plans to withdraw the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court – even after a second woman has come forward with accusations of sexual misconduct.

Trump told associates that the latest allegations against Kavanaugh should be fought by the White House, NBC News is reporting.

The New Yorker magazine is reporting that Senate Democrats are investigating a second woman’s accusation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from his teenage years.

In a story posted Sunday night on its website, The New Yorker reports that the claim dates to the 1983-84 academic year, Kavanaugh’s freshman year at Yale University.

President Donald Trump has no plans to withdraw the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court – even after a second woman has come forward with accusations of sexual misconduct

The New Yorker identifies the woman as 53-year-old Deborah Ramirez

The magazine says she described the incident in an interview after being contacted by the magazine

The New Yorker identifies the woman as 53-year-old Deborah Ramirez. The magazine says she described the incident in an interview after being contacted by the magazine

The New Yorker identifies the woman as 53-year-old Deborah Ramirez. The magazine says she described the incident in an interview after being contacted by the magazine.

The magazine says Ramirez remembers that Kavanaugh exposed himself at a drunken dormitory party, thrust his penis in her face, and caused her to touch it without her consent as she pushed him away.

In a statement provided by the White House, Kavanaugh denies the event ever happened.

Kavanaugh says the event ‘did not happen’ and that the allegation is ‘a smear, plain and simple.’

A White House spokeswoman adds in a second statement that the allegation is ‘designed to tear down a good man.’

Senator Dianne Feinstein of California (above), the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, is seeking ¿immediate postponement¿ of any further action on Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court amid the latest allegation of sexual misconduct

Senator Dianne Feinstein of California (above), the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, is seeking ‘immediate postponement’ of any further action on Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court amid the latest allegation of sexual misconduct

Kavanaugh is slated to testify Thursday about the first allegation of sexual assault, dating back from a high school party more than 35 years ago.

His accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, is also set to testify.

The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee is seeking ‘immediate postponement’ of any further action on Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court amid the latest allegation of sexual misconduct.

Senator Dianne Feinstein of California sent a letter late Sunday to GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley after The New Yorker magazine report.

The panel has set a Thursday hearing with Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who earlier accused him of sexual assault when they were teens.

Feinstein also asked Grassley to have the FBI investigate both allegations.

Grassley, for his part, has promised to evaluate the new claims, but he also slammed Senate Democrats for withholding information from the committee about the allegations.

Feinstein sent a letter late Sunday to GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley (above) after The New Yorker magazine report

Feinstein sent a letter late Sunday to GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley (above) after The New Yorker magazine report

The New Yorker reported that senior Republican staffers in Congress learned of the allegation last week.

But Grassley’s office released a statement late Sunday denying this.

The Iowa senator said ‘it appears that they [Democrats] are more interested in a political takedown’ than ‘pursuing allegations through a bipartisan and professional investigative process.’ 

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