Christine Blasey Ford is testifying on Thursday in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee about the nomination of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, whom Ford has accused of sexual assault.
She has said that Kavanaugh groped her, tried to undress her, and covered her mouth to suppress her screams during a high school party, while one of Kavanaugh’s friends was present. When asked by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) what she remembered most about the alleged assault, Ford responded, “The uproarious laughter between the two, and their having fun at my expense.”
She added, “I was underneath one of them while the two laughed. Two friends having a really good time with one another.”
Since Ford first came forward, others have accused Kavanaugh and his group of friends of sexual assault. Deborah Ramirez said that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her and pushed his genitals in her face when both were in college. Julie Swetnick said that in high school, Kavanaugh used alcohol and other drugs to cause women to “lose their inhibitions” so they could be “gang raped.”
Kavanaugh has so far denied all the allegations. The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to hear from him later on Thursday.