ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 17, 2018
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(White House: Terry Moran) The charges against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford that he assaulted her in a room at a high school party examined; her high school picture shown; details given of Ford's allegations in a letter to Senator Dianne Feinstein & in the "Washington Post" & Kavanaugh's denial outlined on screen. [President TRUMP- backs Kavanaugh.] [Senator Orrin HATCH - says Kavanaugh was not at that party.] [In response to question from Senator John Kennedy, KAVANAUGH - talks about his high school days.] [Ford attorney Debra KATZ- says she will cooperate.] The hearing next Monday with both Ford & Kavanaugh in the Senate discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Mary Bruce) The questions to senators about where they stand on the Kavanaugh nomination now featured; photos shown of key Republicans & Democrats. [Senator Susan COLLINS - says she read the Ford letter; calls for a thorough interview & questions about the allegations.] Tweet from Senator Heidi Heitkamp about Ford's story quoted. [Senator Bob CORKER - comments.] The hearings to come discussed.
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