"Actually, I want them to interview whoever they deem appropriate, at their discretion".
"Are you a gang rapist?" he asked Kavanaugh.
"This is the most unethical sham since I've been in politics", the Republican continued. "Dr. Ford, I don't know what happened, but I know this: Brett denied it vigorously and everybody she names couldn't verify it, it's 36 years old". His sworn statement to the committee says "I have no memory of this alleged incident", "do not recall the party" and "never saw Brett act in the manner Dr. Ford describes".
But Graham, perhaps anticipating that criticism, dismissed such claims, saying that McCain's anger would have been so great at the hearing, "he would have made me look like a choir boy", according to The State.
"Could either of you change your mind depending on what the Federal Bureau of Investigation report comes back with?" host John Dickerson wondered.
The senator said that he plans to call on the FBI to conduct an investigation into the Democrats handling of Ford's original accusation, which was submitted in an anonymous letter. "None", the senator declared.
"God, I hate to say it because these have been my friends, but let me tell you, when it comes to this, if you're looking for a fair process, you came to the wrong town at the wrong time, my friend".
As Kavanaugh sat in front of the panel of Democrats and Republicans, Graham explained just how ashamed he was to be part of the entire process.
In her tweet, Swirling wrote that if Graham "had paused to talk with me, instead of rushing into the elevator, I'd have told him the cops can't do anything about it now, but that doesn't make it any less true and doesn't make me any less credible". "This is not a job interview".
"I was hot as a fire, and then I met John". "This is going to destroy the ability for good people to come forward because of this crap!"
"You're supposed to be Bill Cosby when you're a junior in high school", he added, referring to the former actor and convicted sex offender who was sent to prison this week.
"As a matter of fact, she said she couldn't even get a search warrant or arrest warrant in a case like this".