Sep 26, 2018

Kavanaugh's second accuser willing to testify before Congress

The attorney for Deborah Ramirez, the second woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, said on NBC's "Today" that his client would be willing to testify publicly before Congress, but that he would be concerned about her doing so without an FBI investigation.

The big picture: Emails show negotiations between Ramirez's attorney and Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are at an impasse. Republicans have requested that Ramirez provide evidence of her allegations before moving forward, while her legal team has requested an FBI investigation. The White House said Tuesday that it would be open to her testifying before the committee.

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