A tentative settlement has been reached for the Senate Judiciary Committee to listen to testimony Thursday from Supreme Court docket nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the girl accusing him of sexual assault from many years in the past.
That’s based on an individual briefed on the matter who isn’t approved to debate it by title.
The individual says that legal professionals for Christine Blasey Ford and bipartisan representatives of the committee got here to the tentative settlement Saturday. Different phrases of the general public listening to will likely be negotiated Sunday.
The tentative accord might shut days of brinkmanship over whether or not Ford would testify.
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Ford alleges Kavanaugh assaulted her at a celebration after they have been teenagers. Now an appeals courtroom decide, Kavanaugh denies the allegations. He has stated he needs to testify as quickly as attainable to clear his title.