Ford said she could not recall all the details of the polygraph or how former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Jeremiah Hanafin was chosen to administer the test.
Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation had seemed assured until Ford came forward and then other women emerged with additional allegations of sexual misconduct.
In his prepared testimony, Mr Kavanaugh again "unequivocally and categorically" denied her allegation, as well as "other false and uncorroborated accusations" by his other accusers. "Brett groped me and tried to take off my clothes".
With his support among Senate Republicans in question, he also said he would not step side. "To watch someone have to recount something that traumatic, I feel very on edge for her", said Jacobson, 24, of Minneapolis.
A woman who has accused Donald Trump'sSupreme Court nominee of sexual assault has told an historic committee hearing in Washington DC that she believed he would rape her. "Certainly had never reported it to police", Wallace said.
She added: "I am doing my best, 100 percent, to keep an open mind". "It's an issue of how we treat women in the United States", says Geoit, who adds that she has dealt with unwelcome advances from men on the trail. "I'm still on the fence about, do I believe that this was absolutely this person". I tried to yell for help.
"Brett put his hand over my mouth to stop me from screaming". Extraordinarily competent but also modest, deferential, solicitous, polite, and visibly nervous in the face of male authority, Dr Ford was a vision of womanhood that our culture finds more palatable than the angry, strident or frustrated affect that the Me Too movement has sometimes been characterized as having. "It was hard for me to breathe and I thought Brett was going to accidently kill me". A Kavanaugh friend stood by and they both laughed uproariously during the incident, she testified. Specific details were never shared until May 2012, when she spoke of them during couples therapy.
Ford said Kavanaugh locked her in a bedroom during a social gathering and pinned her to the bed.
When the committee's top Democrat, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, asked at one point. "The questioning round will follow the same format that senators will follow during the round with Ford".
In his opening statement, Grassley said that both Ford and Kavanaugh have "been through a awful couple of weeks" as "they and their families have received vile threats". Richard Blumenthal of CT made a similar comment, saying that "someone who is honest is also candid about what he or she can not remember".
Senior Senate Democrat Patrick Leahy was among those who questioned her bluntly about the attack, asking about her strongest memory of the incident.
Ford, 51, is a psychology professor and research psychologist at Palo Alto University in northern California.
She also recalled being underneath one of them while both laughed.
The committee could vote on Mr Kavanaugh's confirmation on Friday, with a final Senate vote early next week.
He used his time to defend Brett Kavanaugh by saying he denied these allegations, yet didn't give Dr. Ford's words the same weight. The allegations come from Julie Swetnick, who attended Gaithersburg High School in Maryland. "These are last-minute smears, pure and simple", he said.
The back-to-back testimony from Ford and Kavanaugh quickly became a national moment, as people across the country tuned in - at law schools and the New York Stock Exchange, on airplanes and subway cars.
Bush when Brett Kavanaugh worked in the White House. "I mean charges come up from 36 years ago that are totally unsubstantiated". He said of Kavanaugh, "This is a high quality person, and it would be a awful insult to our country if this doesn't happen".
Democrats have seized on both accusations as reason to delay the confirmation vote for more hearings and a full FBI investigation. Democrats have accused Republicans of not conducting a thorough review in their rush to get Mr Kavanaugh confirmed.
Chelsea's inability to break down West Ham United on Sunday was overshadowed by a stunning stat about their midfielder Jorginho . That's why I was a bit frustrated and disappointed to be substituted, but the coach made his choice and you have to respect it.
Richarlison was lively in his return from a red card suspension, forcing Cech into a two-palmed save in the 21st minute. Charlie Nicholas believes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is more effective when Alexandre Lacazette is in the Arsenal team.
The firm believes the app will bring in only $662.1 million this year, compared to its earlier forecast of $1.03 billion. When the pair sold Instagram to the social network in 2012, Facebook gave them free rein to run it independently.
Gronk was Brady's best target in Week 1, catching nine passes for 183 yards and one touchdown. "Brady's my quarterback. After the Super Bowl loss to Philadelphia, he admitted that he was contemplating retirement.
After last week's Times story , Rosenstein said , " The New York Times's story is inaccurate and factually incorrect". As for the 25th Amendment comment, Rosenstein wouldn't be the only member of the Trump administration to suggest it.
Rain chances at 30% for Sunday with a high of 85, so the temperatures will drop a few degrees on Sunday compared to Saturday . A few storms could contain heavy rain which would create an isolated flash flood threat with how saturated the ground is.
If he will not, at the very least, the hearing and vote should be postponed while the FBI investigates all of these allegations. Ashley Kavanaugh was asked whether she wondered if her husband was telling the truth about the allegations against him.
Saudi Arabia, Russia and the USA are the world's three largest oil producers. "Saudi Arabia now faces a dilemma", Fritsch said. Prices were supported by sanctions on Iranian supplies and pressured by the potential that Chinese demand could wane.
A max contract has been on the table for Towns to accept for months, only for him to delay signing the deal. Butler will be a free agent next summer and the T-Wolves owner is not prepared to lose him for nothing.
US Flies Bombers Over Disputed South China Sea
In a further act of retaliation, China turned down a request for an October port call in Hong Kong by the U.S. Mattis said he did not think there was a fundamental shift in relations between China and the United States.
Google Feed goes through a revamp, renamed to Discover
It basically takes content from the web and turns it into a Story (like Snapchat Stories) that can be viewed on the search feed. It looks and acts similarly to a Pinterest board in that any search you save to it is easily accessible later.
Trump accuses China of meddling in USA midterms
More specifically, they target USA agricultural products like soybeans, grown in Midwestern states won by Trump in 2016. It will come out. "I must have had 12 leaders say it, and they just said it", Trump told reporters .
Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3-10 Years in Sexual Assault Case
It was the second time Cosby had stood trial for the allegations, after an earlier jury failed to reach a verdict in June 2017. Cosby doesn't plan to make a statement in court before he's sentenced for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman .
'Paul is not second captain - I don't have to explain'
Express Sport understands the World Cup victor is interested in a return to Juventus, from whom United signed him. Asked what was stopping United from attacking, Pogba replied: 'I can't tell you because I'm a player.
Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy rescued at sea after injury
He managed to send a message saying he has a severe back injury and is immobilised, unable to eat or drink. "Can't walk. Having that", he said, and added that he was vomiting continuously and had a burning sensation in his chest.
New Accusation Rocks Kavanaugh Nomination; Trump Stands Firm
General Assembly, calling the allegations against his nominee for a lifetime post on the top US court politically motivated. The second claim against Mr Kavanaugh dates to the 1983-84 academic year, which was his first at Yale University .
Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein has resigned
But multiple other sources said that Rosenstein had been summoned to the White House, where he was expected to be dismissed. In a radio interview aired on Monday, Mr Trump said he had not decided whether to fire Mr Rosenstein.