Christine Blasey Ford has potentially agreed to testify next week before the Senate Judiciary Committee. But she just this evening issued a list of demands that must be met before she’ll agree for a sit down.
Those demands potentially violate the Constitution’s Bill of Rights, specifically the rights of the accused (Kavanaugh) to “be confronted with the witnesses against him” and “to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.”
Here are her demands:
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1. No lawyers are allowed to question her.
2. Kavanaugh cannot be present in the room at the same time.
3. Kavanaugh must be questioned first.
From Fox News:
Christine Blasey Ford’s legal team has asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to agree to certain terms before she sits down for a potential interview over her accusation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, two sources told Fox News on Thursday night.
Among the terms: Only members of the committee — no lawyers — can question her; Kavanaugh cannot be in the room at the time; and Kavanaugh must be questioned first.
What do you think of this? Should Kavanaugh agree? Should the Senate?