Jeff Flake (R-AZ), who suggested a final vote by the full Senate be delayed to allow for a one-week Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of the accusations.
Fortunately for Kavanaugh, he made it over the first hurdle with the committee vote.
"I'm going to make sure that, when this debacle's over, that we look at what happened to deter it in the future", said Sen. He called out Democrats and explained how people would have handled the leak if Republicans acted in the same fashion. "God, I hope you never get it", Graham scorned his liberal colleagues.
"You're looking for a fair process?" Amy Klobuchar if he had experienced any alcoholic blackouts, and he asked Klobuchar with a sneer if she had experienced any herself.
However, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders insists the White House is staying out of it. Graham said. "What house are they going to go to?" It's a Senate process. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on August 20 that she had had these allegations for 20 days and had recommended a lawyer to Ford. Who in (Dianne) Feinstein's office recommended (Debra) Katz as a lawyer?
She also claimed during her testimony that didn't know she could testify in California, privately.
Graham chastised Democrats on the committee Thursday for what he saw as unfair treatment of the nominee: "What you want is to destroy this guy's life, hold his seat open, and hope you win (the presidency) in 2020". But even when it comes to something as serious as alleged sexual assault, Graham insists that independent thought on the part of Flake, Collins or Murkowski can not be tolerated.
"We're going to do a wholesale and full-scale investigation of what I think was a despicable process", Graham, of SC, said on ABC's "This Week".
Taken together, Graham, once seen as one of the chamber's more constructive Republicans, is already making plans to pursue partisan vendettas with his gavel - assuming voters keep his party in control. Expected to endure, no matter the insincere platitudes from Republicans like committee Chair Chuck Grassley, who dimly understood that attacking the victim wouldn't help him. "I have not asked that question directly".
Kavanaugh has faced a tough grilling by Sen. But while the 49-year-old Meacham agreed with Scarborough that the U.S.is a "totally resilient country", he found one aspect of the Thursday, September 27 hearing to be especially troubling: the events at the hearing, according to Meacham, represented "the victory of tribalism" in the US -and his analysis is spot on.
Another woman said, "This same kind of sexual assault happened to me twice in high school in the 1970s - very similar scenario".
"I've been through hell and then some", the judge responded. "You have to be responsible for your own conduct".
"They didn't know location, year".
Graham's rebuttal came after Kavanaugh refused to endorse halting the review of his nomination so the FBI can investigate the allegations made by Blasey Ford and two other women.