For Immediate Release
Brett Abrams, email@example.com
UltraViolet: Senator Collins Is Dead Wrong, Christine Blasey Ford Is Not On Trial; Burden of Proof Is All On Kavanaugh
WASHINGTON - Statement of Shaunna Thomas, founder of UltraViolet, issued the following statement on Senator Susan Collins call for opposing counsels to cross examine Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford:
“Senator Susan Collins is dead wrong. Her call for Brett Kavanaugh’s attorney to cross examine Dr. Christine Blasey Ford is beyond shameful. Let me say this as clearly as humanly possible, Christine Blasey Ford is not on trial here. This is not a trial. It is Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault hearing and a job interview for the highest court on the land and the burden of proof is solely on Brett Kavanaugh. Comments like this by Susan Collins, just like the comments by Orrin Hatch and Lindsey Graham, show why Republicans are totally unqualified to hold this hearing.”
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