Ford hearing prosecutor. 27 criticized the hearing format for interviewing victims of trauma. Republicans really wanted to keep this hearing confined to the specific issue raised by dr. The outside counsel appointed by senate judiciary republicans to ask questions during a hearing thursday regarding the sexual assault allegation that california professor christine blasey ford has.
Christine blasey fords legal team has sent a letter to the senate judiciary committee amid continuous negotiations ahead of thursdays scheduled hearing. Mitchells retention was the latest development in a series of controversies over the hotly anticipated hearing. In a new letter from dr fords.
Their complaints that ford would be questioned by an experienced sexual abuse prosecutor were just plain politics he said. Napolitano explained that rachel mitchell a veteran sex crimes prosecutor who was brought in by republicans on the senate judiciary committee to ask ford questions on their behalf has not. The outside attorney who will be directing questions to supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh and christine blasey ford who has accused kavanaugh of sexual assault is a prosecutor from arizona.
Phoenix prosecutor rachel mitchell listens during. Prosecutor rachel mitchell hired by the senate judiciary committee to handle some of thursdays questioning opened with some words of encouragement for christine blasey ford the woman who has. Fords allegation against judge kavanaugh and to that end they had the prosecutor come in and ask more.