However, Senator Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Republican-dominated judiciary committee, said Tuesday that Ford's presence was not confirmed.
She said Kavanaugh, "stumbling drunk", threw her down on a bed, grinding his body against hers and trying to pull off her one-piece bathing suit and the clothing she was wearing over it. Ford said when she tried to scream, he put his hand over her mouth. "I am issuing this statement today to make it clear to all involved that I have no knowledge of the party in question; nor do I have any knowledge of the allegations of improper conduct she has leveled against Brett Kavanaugh". But the president is predicting that it will "work out very well". Flake said he told No. 2 Senate Republican leader John Cornyn of Texas on Sunday that "if we didn't give her a chance to be heard, then I would vote no".
"If she shows up, that would be wonderful".
Mr Trump was answering reporters' questions about Mr Kavanaugh, whose nomination is now in jeopardy in the Senate, as he left to visit hurricane-ravaged areas in North Carolina and SC. "You don't wait until the hearing is over and then, all of a sudden, bring it up", Trump said.
Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, told MSNBC on Tuesday that the White House should request an FBI investigation of the sexual-assault accusation and any refusal to do so by Republicans would amount to rushing to confirm him.
The battle for confirmation comes just weeks before congressional elections on 6 November.
Bruno said focusing on the young ages of Kavanaugh and Ford during the alleged assault - Ford was 15 - and the many years that have elapsed misses a larger point.
While most Republicans have expressed support for Kavanaugh, they've largely been careful to not criticize Ford's assertions about what she says happened.
Grassley's omission of Judge, who has denied an attack occurred, and other possible witnesses, drew the ire of Feinstein, the top Democrat on the judiciary panel that is considering Kavanaugh's nomination and held four days of testimony earlier this month, including hours of questioning of Kavanaugh.
"I feel so badly for him that he's going through this, to be honest with you, I feel so badly for him", said Trump, who has himself faced numerous accusations of sexual harassment that he's denied.
Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.
"I think we all know when a situation is stacked", Hirono told CNN on Wednesday.
Women accusing men, particularly national figures, should be presumed to be telling the truth, he said. "Nothing the Federal Bureau of Investigation or any other investigator does would have any bearing on what Dr. Ford tells the committee, so there is no reason for any further delay".
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She was found not far from where the previous body was discovered and she later died at a hospital from fatal head trauma. The victims in the Ortiz case were killed or left for dead in rural parts of Webb County, which borders the Rio Grande.
His administration is also seeking to boost methane emissions and roll back California's strict vehicle emissions standards. In a speech, he called the conference a way to broadcast that the U.S.is still committed to fighting global warming.
She said 61 shelters had opened thus far, including 12 that are specially outfitted to help people with special medical needs. By Friday evening, Florence was downgraded to a tropical storm, its winds weakening to 70 miles per hour as it pushed inland.
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The banking industry was saddled with bad loans - called non-performing assets in banking parlance - of Rs 8.50 lakh crore. The plan to merge the three banks was taken by a ministerial panel, led by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday.
The death toll rose to at least 16 in North and SC , where roads were treacherous and even the most stately trees were falling. The three-month-old child died when a large pine tree fell across a mobile home in Gaston County, North Carolina, police said.
Describing the practice as " barbaric and inhuman ", he said almost 22 countries have regulated triple talaq . Several Opposition lawmakers argued that it must be sent to a Select Committee for close scrutiny.
Gameday 1 marked the long-awaited return of proper Champions League soccer, and it nearly looked like Messi and Co. never left. Lionel Messi stepped up and put the free-kick perfectly into the top corner to give Barcelona the lead.
But in the melee there was something cool that we checked out - the new Apple Watch 4 faces that are coming with the new device. The phone will also dispense with 3-D touch, which may or may not make much of a difference with most iPhone users.
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