Attorney questioning ford. The attorney a female has not been identified due to safety concerns. Mitchell is on leave as deputy county attorney in maricopa county which includes phoenix and. Maricopa county prosecuting attorney rachel mitchell will handle the kavanaughford questioning.
Christine blasey ford at thursdays hearing on the sexual assault allegation she lodged against judge brett kavanaugh which is unlikely to include deborah ramirez. Senate judiciary committee republicans have hired a female attorney to question the woman accusing supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh of sexual assault during a highly anticipated hearing on. Senate judiciary committee republicans said tuesday they had hired rachel mitchell an arizona prosecutor as outside counsel to handle questioning at thursdays hearing featuring supreme court.
The lawyer representing christine blasey ford has sent a letter to senate judiciary chairman chuck grassley expressing concern over the republicans hiring of an experienced sex crimes prosecutor. Ever since the initial accusation of attempted rape came out less than two weeks ago against brett kavanaugh the new york timess opinion section has become increasingly saturated with articles. When christine blasey ford testifies publicly thursday about her sexual assault allegations against supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh the republican members of the senate judiciary committee.
Senate republicans have hired outside counsel to question christine ford in thursdays hearing.