Christine Blasey Ford's lawyer said Thursday that her client would not be testifying Monday before the Senate Judiciary Committee about her sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, as had been scheduled. Testifying Monday "is not possible" for Ford, her lawyer said, "and the committee's insistence that it occur then is arbitrary." In an email to lawmakers, Ford's attorneys said she "would be prepared to testify next week" if senators agreed to "terms that are fair." Both she and Kavanaugh were set to come before the Senate in a public hearing Monday, though Ford had requested that testimony be delayed until the FBI investigates the matter. Kavanaugh has denied Ford's claims.
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