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Let both sides be heard in Supreme Court Kavanaugh hearings

Bob Flanders described the U.S. Senate hearing into the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "the epitome of what is wrong with Washington today,? and more particularity, the incumbent he is challenging: Sheldon Whitehouse.

"I want to express my respect for the courage that it took for Dr. [Christine Blasey] Ford to tell her story in front of a national audience,? Flanders said. "Both Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh deserved to have their perspectives heard in a fair and impartial hearing. Unfortunately, they were not given that opportunity.

"Sheldon Whitehouse's juvenile questioning about high school yearbooks and flatulation were a new low in our nation's judicial nomination process. Rather than follow his Constitutional obligation to `advise & consent,' Sheldon has decided to deceive & beleaguer."

Asked what next steps he believes the Senate should take, Flanders said he supports the one-week delay [for an FBI investigation into Ford's allegations].

Source: Providence Journal on 2018 Rhode Island Senate race , Sep 28, 2018

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