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Hearing on Kavanaugh allegations puts MeToo to the test

23 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - No matter what ultimately happens to Brett Kavanaugh and the women who accuse the Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct, the Senate hearing on the allegations will offer a historic test of the MeToo movement, which began only a year ago.
Since it coalesced around accusations against Harvey Weinstein, the movement has brought even the most commanding abusers in Hollywood, journalism and politics to their knees. But MeToo has also been about believing survivors, and the treatment of Kavanaugh's accusers raises questions about whether that part of the mission remains largely...
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Hatch: ‘Everything Is an Excuse for Delay' in Kavanaugh Hearing

23 days ago   |   By NY Times

Senator Orrin Hatch, Republican of Utah, said Democrats were promoting unsubstantiated allegations of sexual misconduct against Judge Brett Kavanaugh in order to delay the Supreme Court nominee's confirmation.
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2 of Brett Kavanaugh's former Yale classmates took their names off a statement denying Deborah Ramirez's sexual misconduct allegation

2 of Brett Kavanaugh's former Yale classmates took their names off a statement denying Deborah Ramirez's sexual misconduct allegation

23 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Two of Brett Kavanaugh's former college classmates removed their names from a statement defending the Supreme Court nominee that appeared alongside a sexual misconduct allegation in a story by The New Yorker.
Louisa Garry and Dino Ewing specified they knew nothing of the incident, and couldn't rebuke Deborah Ramirez's allegation that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a party in the 1980s.
Four students kept their names on the statement, which Kavanaugh's lawyer prepared.
Kavanaugh rebuked the "last-minute allegations" as "smear, plain and simple."
One of the reporters, The New Yorker's...
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