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READ: Christine Blasey Ford's Opening Statement For Senate Hearing

READ: Christine Blasey Ford's Opening Statement For Senate Hearing

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  • The idea that Dr. Ford would put herself under this level of scrutiny because of partisan politics is ludicrous. A brave, intelligent woman that must be heard and taken seriously. This arbitrary deadline of a committee vote tomorrow needs to be changed until other women and witnesses can be called forward.

  • Christine Blasey Ford made the choice to live her own personal nightmare because it is in the best interest of all of us. She has received death threats and had to move her family into hiding for safety.

    Reliving the pain of sexual assault, abuse or mistreatment is not a choice most would make. It’s

    Christine Blasey Ford made the choice to live her own personal nightmare because it is in the best interest of all of us. She has received death threats and had to move her family into hiding for safety.

    Reliving the pain of sexual assault, abuse or mistreatment is not a choice most would make. It’s also a pain you never forget.

    Ford is a reluctant witness whose sense of civic duty compelled her to publicly tell her story. And, while people judging her will continue to espouse conspiracy theories and attempt to vilify her, it begs the question:

    Why are people more interested in silencing Ford and other accusers rather than working with all vehement speed to exonerate Kavanaugh? The steps are simple: reopen the FBI investigation, compel Mark Judge to testify, allow other accusers and witnesses to testify and simply slow down.

    Most of the GOP have already decided how they will vote tomorrow. Today’s hearing is a limited, stilted exercise. History will be made today and tomorrow.

    But, it does not end here.

  • Dr. Ford’s opening statement proves she is not going to be a pushover for the Arizona lawyer or the GOP.

    I think the statement that will always resonate with me is, “I have been accused of acting out of partisan political motives. Those who say that do not know me. I am a fiercely independent person

    Dr. Ford’s opening statement proves she is not going to be a pushover for the Arizona lawyer or the GOP.

    I think the statement that will always resonate with me is, “I have been accused of acting out of partisan political motives. Those who say that do not know me. I am a fiercely independent person and I am no one’s pawn.”

    She is letting Grassley know how well aware the GOP Judiciary members tried to silence her and manipulate her story for their benefit to rush Kavanaugh through. I hope she crushes it today for not only her, but the other 4 women he assaulted.

  • And so begins what will no doubt be a historic day. Testimony begins before they even speak one word... big news day. Will we have learned from the last go... ?

  • I she was so concerned about doing her civic duty, to help all Americans, why did she not say anything during any of the previous 5 - 6 occasions when Judge Kav was being investigated for federal justice appointments

  • Dr. Ford survived a circus on Capitol Hill. I hope and pray she was not used as a political pawn. I feel for this woman. At times to me she looked scared and helpless. Fact-finding needs to be done.

  • If she wanted that investigated, why didn't she report it to an investigative agency?