Sep 25, 2018

White House "open" to second Kavanaugh accuser at Thursday hearing

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on ABC's "Good Morning America" that the administration would be "open" to Deborah Ramirez, the second woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, testifying during Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.

Why it matters: The hearing, which will include Kavanaugh's first accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, is set to be an explosive affair as Democrats consult experts in fields like sexual assault victimization and college drinking in preparation and Republicans aggressively contest what they call the "foggy memories" of his accusers.

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