Kavanaugh Accuser Agrees to Testify

The woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegation, media reports said Saturday.

The attorney for Christine Blasey Ford requested a Thursday hearing. The precise terms and timing of the appearance were still being negotiated, the reports said.

Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley had given Ford until 2:30 p.m. Saturday to decide whether she would testify. The acceptance of the committee’s request to testify was made just prior to the deadine, media reports said.

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