North Dakota Senate candidate: Kavanaugh allegation 'absurd'


"This case is even more absurd because these people were teenagers when this supposed alleged incident took place; teenagers", he emphasized.

Kavanaugh's confirmation proceedings have become a "highly partisan show", according to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who noted in a speech at George Washington University last week that she and other Supreme Court justices were confirmed by wide margins in the 1980's and 1990's.

"I don't think he took ownership of his role in what happened", she said previous year.

"Again, it was supposedly an attempt or something that never went anywhere", Cramer insisted.

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been accused attempted to rape Dr. Christine Blasey Ford in the 1980s. She said she escaped when a high school friend of Kavanaugh's jumped on top of them.

Kavanaugh has denied being at the party and the allegation of sexually and physically assaulting Ford. Kavanaugh has denied the claim and both have been asked to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. "Of course, any allegation of this nature should be taken seriously, but absent significant evidence being brought forth immediately, I feel Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation process should proceed".

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President Donald Trump and GOP leaders are trying to usher the 53-year-old federal appeals court judge onto the high court by the October 1 start of its new session and before the November elections, when Democrats are mounting a robust drive to grab congressional control. In May, following the resignation from the ballot of North Dakota GOP Secretary of State candidate Willow Gardner following reports he had been convicted in 2006 for peeping into women's college dorm rooms with his trousers unzipped, Cramer went on the very same talk radio show and said that Gardner was a "good man" and that he hoped he would run for office again in the future. Dianne Feinstein, the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Cramer is challenging Sen.

In his radio interview, Cramer said that, while Ford should be heard by the committee, she should not be allowed to testify after Kavanaugh, saying "that's just not how it works".

Biden is contemplating a presidential bid in 2020 but declined to reveal his plans to NBC: "I desperately want to change the landscape, and there's more than one way to do that. you got a lot of talented people, but we got to stop this degradation of the system that's going on".

"My biggest regret was I didn't know how I could shut you off, as you were a senator, and you were attacking Anita Hill's character, " Biden said. And they're making it sound as if they're going to go ahead whether she's there or not. "It's going to get very hard to get good people to do these jobs if this is going to be the standard if you have to have a flawless record in junior high and high school".