The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony Thursday on Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual misconduct accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is accused of assaulting a woman.
The hearing was the first of three scheduled by the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Judiciary, Civil Rights, and the Rule of Law, chaired by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.).
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Who are the witnesses?
The Judiciary Committee has a total of six witnesses, including five Democrats and five Republicans.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D, R-R.I.) is the committee’s only Republican.
He is the only witness who has previously been accused of sexual misconduct.
Sen.(D-N.Y.) has never been accused or convicted of sexual assault, although he has been accused several times of harassing women.
Sen.(D, Mass.) testified about her experiences at Yale University in the 1990s, and she said she was sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh.
She was the only Democrat to testify on the issue during the hearings, and her testimony has been used by other Democrats in support of Kavanaugh’s accusers.
Sen.(D-Ohio) testified about his relationship with a Yale University graduate student in the early 1990s.
He was also the only Republican to testify in the Senate on the topic.
He has never previously been convicted of a crime.
Sen(D, Ohio) testified in 2015 that he had never been raped by Kavanaugh and said Kavanaugh was not “a rapist.”
Sen.(R-Neb.) testified that he met Kavanaugh in high school and did not remember him being a sexual predator.
Sen.(R-S.C.) testified Thursday that he never sexually assaulted Kavanaugh and that he only saw him once at a fraternity party.
Sen() has never faced sexual misconduct allegations before.
Sen () was accused of misconduct by Kavanaugh in the late 1990s when he was a junior at Yale and was at a party when he met the judge.
Sen(R) has never experienced any sexual misconduct, but he has accused Kavanaugh of inappropriate behavior in the past.
Sen. (R-Utah) testified that when he had his own sexual encounter with Kavanaugh at Yale, he did not report it.
Sen (R, Utah) testified Friday that he has never had sexual contact with Kavanaugh, but Kavanaugh has been convicted twice for sexual misconduct and once of rape.
SenThe Judiciary subcommittee has the power to subpoena witnesses from the public or from private parties, including fraternity and sorority houses.
It is the last stage in a legal proceeding before a judge decides whether the testimony will be admissible in court.
If Kavanaugh wins, he will likely have to testify again, but this time in private.
If Kavanaugh loses, the hearings could continue to go on without him.
If a judge agrees to hear Kavanaugh’s testimony in public, he can be forced to answer questions under oath about sexual misconduct that he may have been aware of.
If he wins, a jury could decide whether Kavanaugh is guilty of sexual harassment or sexual assault.
If the jury decides Kavanaugh is not guilty, the case will be referred to the Senate for further proceedings.
If a trial ends in a mistrial, the panel will decide whether to recommend that a conviction be overturned.
A lawyer for Kavanaugh has said that his client will not discuss the allegations against him in public.
A lawyer for Sen. Whitehouse said Kavanaugh’s allegations against Kavanaugh are false and have nothing to do with the judicial process.
A woman who is a former Yale student testified Friday on Kavanaugh’s alleged inappropriate behavior.
She said she and Kavanaugh had sex when she was in her early 20s.
Sen () is the woman who said she is not a student.
Sen has said he has no sexual relationship with Kavanaugh.
Sen, who has faced multiple sexual misconduct claims against him, told The Associated Press that he and Kavanaugh never had any sexual contact.
Sen has said the allegations are false.
Sen said that he did nothing wrong.
Sen also said he would not be testifying in public on the Kavanaugh allegations if he were a judge.
Sen is the Senate’s top Democrat.
Sen would be the first person to testify under oath on any sexual harassment allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.
Senate Judiciary Chairman(D), Sen. Chuck Grassley(R., Iowa), has said senators should have the ability to subpoena testimony in private, as long as they are not making a public statement.
Senate Democrats are calling on the Senate to hold Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings open to the public.
Senate Majority Leader(D) Charles Schumer(D., N.Y.), and Minority Leader(R), Sen.(N.D.), have all said that the Senate should allow the public to witness the hearing.