ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 2018
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(Capitol Hill: Mary Bruce) The firestorm over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now that the FBI report has been turned over to the Senate with neither Brett Kavanaugh nor accuser Christine Blasey Ford being interviewed with the view of key senators Jeff Flak, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Joe Manchin & Heidi Heitkamp featured; scenes shown of protests in Washington, DC; details given about what is included in the report, the earlier elevator confrontation with Flake. [Voice of FLAKE - comments.] [HEITKAMP - explains her "no" decision.] [Senators Dianne FEINSTEIN, Chuck GRASSLEY, Lindsey GRAHAM - react to the report.] The timetable for the Senate votes & the predicament for the undecided senators discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(White House: Jonathan Karl) The reaction to the release of the limited FBI report featured; scenes shown of President Trump not answering questions; the statements from attorneys for Ford & accuser Deborah Ramirez & the opposition to Kavanaugh from retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens quoted. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - denies micromanaging the process.] The Sept. 27 exchange between Kavanaugh & Senator Amy Klobuchar about drinking played. The issue of making the FBI report public discussed.
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