The source pointed to the timing, coming out after Kavanaugh's hearing and after a delay in the committee vote, adding that thus far the allegations are unsubstantiated and uncorroborated. Speaking with his wife, Ashley, at his side, the nominee said, "I'm not going anywhere" and dismissed what he called "false accusations". She said they were playing a drinking game at the time and admits there are gaps in her memory of that night.
"Judge Kavanaugh is an outstanding person". Cotton is not on the Judiciary panel.
Trump returned to Kavanaugh later Monday after signing a new trade deal with South Korea.
The New Yorker said it contacted Ms Ramirez after learning of a possible involvement in an incident with Mr Kavanaugh. She was unsure of his role in the incident at first, but after six days of carefully assessing memories and consulting with her attorney, Stan Garnett, Ramirez told The New Yorker she felt confident enough in her recollections to say she remembers it was Kavanaugh who had exposed himself.
"In light of these new disturbing allegations of more sexual assault by Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Senate Judiciary Committee must hit the pause button". She says he covered her mouth and tried to remove her clothing.
"While I am frightened, please know, my fear will not hold me back from testifying and you will be provided answers to all of your questions", Professor Ford wrote.
Kavanaugh has denied the allegations.
Time's Up, the organization that has been active in recent weeks in its support of Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accusers, has now called for Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination to join the United States' highest court.
She said on CBS "This Morning" that the allegations against Kavanaugh, now by a second woman, sound like a "vast left-wing conspiracy". "We're going to stick to it".
Writer Ronan Farrow is defending his article in the New Yorker in which a second woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.
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Christine Blasey Ford has accused Judge Kavanaugh of assaulting her at a party when they were teenagers.
His comments, made as he entered United Nations headquarters in NY, were his first since a report Sunday night on a second allegation of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh.
But the full Fox News interview reveals Kavanaugh was not referring to the Ford and Ramirez allegations.
He confirmed he was not representing Ms Ramirez.
Mr Trump has a second opportunity to shape the Supreme Court with his nomination of Mr Kavanaugh to replace the departing Anthony Kennedy.
Judge Kavanaugh said on Monday, "I never did any such thing".
With pressure mounting to put Kavanaugh's nomination on hold for the FBI to investigate his past - a day after a second woman came forward to accuse him - Trump stood firmly behind his embattled nominee, blasting the allegations as "totally political".
Time's Up staged a nationwide walkout Monday, calling on its supporters to wear black and use the hashtag #BelieveWomen to express support for Blasey Ford and Ramirez.
Conway's rhetoric echoes Hillary Clinton's 1998 description of allegations that her husband, President Bill Clinton, had had affairs. "The people who knew me then know that this did not happen, and have said so", Kavanaugh said.
Any new nominee to the Supreme Court will likely not be confirmed in time for the November 6 USA midterm elections.
White House spokeswoman Kerri Kupec blamed Democrats for the latest allegation.
Kavanaugh argues that no witnesses have yet come forward to corroborate either woman's account.