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Kavanaugh accuser asks Senate to limit press access for hearing
The Washington Times ^ | September 25, 2018 (Tuesday) | Stephen Dinan and Rowan Scarborough

Posted on 09/25/2018 7:06:48 PM PDT by Texas Fossil

Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyers have asked senators to limit the press who will be allowed in the room to cover Thursday’s hearing with her and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sought to dictate at least some of the outlets.

Coverage is one of a number of issues Ms. Blasey Ford’s lawyers are negotiating with Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Michael Bromwich said in emails sent Tuesday afternoon that he was requesting access for three “robocams,” three specific wire services, photographers from the Associated Press, Reuters and one unspecified service, and a pool reporter for newspapers and magazines. In a follow-up email he specified that the robocams should be operated by “the CSPAN TV pool,” and said he also wanted space for a radio reporter.

Those emails were among several seen by The Washington Times detailing the tense negotiations between Ms. Blasey Ford’s team and committee staff.

While committees sometimes limit press based on space at hearings, and some witnesses have arranged to have their identities shielded, longtime Capitol Hill watchers struggled to think of precedent for a witness dictating terms of press coverage.

In Ms. Blasey Ford’s case she has received threats since she went public with her story, and her team has insisted the committee guarantee her safety as she testifies, as well as limited access to the hearing.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: blowsey; christineblaseyford; christineford; doctorblowsey; ford; limit; press; senate
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When it comes right down to the time to testify on Thursday, I still don't believe she will show up. (for fear of legal consequences of making false statements before Congress)

She makes all these demands and it is just a delaying tactic.

1 posted on 09/25/2018 7:06:48 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

Agree. She’s trying to push them with unreasonable demands


2 posted on 09/25/2018 7:08:54 PM PDT by Josa
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To: Texas Fossil

Pardon my intemperate language, but f*** this f***ing b**ch...


3 posted on 09/25/2018 7:10:31 PM PDT by DJ Frisat (Hey - what happened to my clever tag line?)
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To: Texas Fossil

Uh, no. You wanted the “story” out here.


4 posted on 09/25/2018 7:10:32 PM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: Texas Fossil

All media or no media, she doesn’t get to pick and choose. What state is she in now, in her drive across the country?


5 posted on 09/25/2018 7:10:46 PM PDT by dead
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To: Josa

The public has a right to witness this hearing to determine Kavanaugh’s innocence. We do not need to hear it filtered through the liberal Democrat Party media. It may be invented news.


6 posted on 09/25/2018 7:11:06 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: Josa

unreasonable and she doesn’t want to limit the press, she wants to limit public access so the press she decides can set the narrative.

Eff her.


7 posted on 09/25/2018 7:11:18 PM PDT by No Socialist
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To: Texas Fossil

No


8 posted on 09/25/2018 7:12:12 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: Texas Fossil
Wheeeeeere's Crissy ?

CA?-----NV?-----UT?----CO?----KS?-----------CA?

9 posted on 09/25/2018 7:13:13 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Texas Fossil

Has she never learned the word NO?


10 posted on 09/25/2018 7:13:21 PM PDT by cyclotic ( We’re the first ones taxed, the last ones considered and the first ones punished)
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To: Texas Fossil

She wants to have her team supply the touch me doll she wont use one she is un sure of or un sanitary


11 posted on 09/25/2018 7:13:57 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom Hi Dad)
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To: Texas Fossil


12 posted on 09/25/2018 7:14:41 PM PDT by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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And then she will go yak with Whoopi Goldberg or 60 minutes and tell her story in a place where there’s no fear of legal consequences for whatever she says.

And above all, she will be the victim.


13 posted on 09/25/2018 7:15:36 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Texas Fossil

Agreed. She will not testify. She never was and she never will. This is all just so much kabuki theatre.


14 posted on 09/25/2018 7:16:06 PM PDT by irishjuggler
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..... for fear of legal consequences of making false statements before Congress

She's looking for an "out" for that very reason. Grassley should say NO, giving her the reason to get huffy and refuse to show up, and put an end to this farce.

15 posted on 09/25/2018 7:16:53 PM PDT by radu (God bless our military men and women, past and present)
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To: Texas Fossil

Lemme guess...

Only CNN or MSNBC are allowed to film and edit the tapes


16 posted on 09/25/2018 7:17:13 PM PDT by digger48
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To: al baby

Any specific requests about the chair she will be sitting in ?


17 posted on 09/25/2018 7:17:30 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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Due to the witnesses refusal to appear, the Democrats plan to give their evidence in the form of a 'slide show'.

I was wearing a swimming suit under my clothes

He tried to kiss me

He grabbed my breast

He tried to make me touch his penis

He put his hand over my mouth

He had a hold of my shoulders and was trying to dry hump me

He has done this to many women

He and other men get women drunk and get them to pull a train


18 posted on 09/25/2018 7:17:35 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Chode

Haha! That little hooligan must be 25 years old by now


19 posted on 09/25/2018 7:18:37 PM PDT by Hatteras
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To: rktman

‘...You wanted the “story” out here.’

Agree. She chose to go public.


20 posted on 09/25/2018 7:19:18 PM PDT by 4integrity
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