Ford Says She's '100 Percent' Certain Kavanaugh Assaulted Her

Christine Blasey Ford testified in front of lawmakers Thursday about sexual assault allegations she's made against Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
Posted at 10:00 AM, Sep 28, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford repeated multiple times during her Thursday testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee that she's absolutely certain Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her decades ago.

"So what you are telling us is this could not be a case of mistaken identity?" Sen. Dianne Feinstein asked.

"Absolutely not," Ford replied.

Ford's accused Kavanaugh of pinning "her to a bed" and trying to undress her while "grinding his body against hers" back in the early 1980s when the two were in high school.

"I believed he was going to rape me. I tried to yell for help. When I did, Brett put his hand over my mouth to stop me from yelling," Ford testified Thursday.

"You would not mix up someone else with Brett Kavanaugh, is that correct?" Sen. Patrick Leahy asked.


"With what degree of certainty do you believe Brett Kavanaugh assaulted you?" Sen. Dick Durbin asked.

"One hundred percent," Ford answered.

Kavanaugh's denied Ford's allegation that he sexually assaulted her. He's scheduled to testify before the committee Thursday once lawmakers are finished questioning Ford.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.