After two days of nail-biting action on the Senate floor, US Sen. Jeff Flake has called for an FBI investigation into sexual assault claims before the Senate Judiciary Committee votes to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court—or not.
Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her, has agreed to testify before a Senate panel. Ford's allegations have delayed the conservative judge's confirmation to the Supreme Court.
A woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct testified before a Senate committee hearing. Kavanaugh said the claim is false and called the allegations a calculated political hit.
Brett Kavanaugh has been sworn in as justice on the top court after weeks of controversy. The court now leans 5-4 towards conservatives, ushering in concerns about abortion rights and gun control.
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