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Kavanaugh and his accuser to testify publicly on Monday

Brett Kavanaugh gestures with his hand while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.

Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused the Supreme Court nominee of assaulting her in high school, will testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Monday at 10:00 a.m.

Why it matters: The extraordinary hearing will likely be a make-or-break moment after Republicans delayed a planned vote this week and Democrats look for ways to derail the nomination.