"I'm not going to let false accusations drive us out of this process", he added, repeatedly calling for a "fair process".
Trump, speaking in NY where he was attending the United Nations annual assembly, threw his full weight behind Kavanaugh whose once straightforward progress to the nation's highest court has been hit by two bombshell accusations of sexual misconduct from his school and university days.
For Democrats, the row is a golden opportunity to build on anger among female voters at Trump's often dismissive attitude to allegations of sexual misconduct - including against the president himself.
Murkowski's remarks are significant, as she is considered a key swing vote in the Senate - and if she defects from her party, it could potentially kill Kavanaugh's confirmation.
The New Yorker said Ramirez had hesitated to speak publicly, partly because she had been drinking at the time of the alleged episode and there were "gaps" in her memory. "This was the move of a political hack, not a nominee to the Supreme Court".
President Trump reaffirmed his support for Kavanaugh Monday.
Media captionPresident Trump: "The second accuser doesn't even know, she thinks maybe it could have been him, maybe not".
Kavanaugh, the president said, is "startled" by the claims, and his wife is "devastated".
A comment by Murkowski to CNN on Tuesday could be an ominous sign for Kavanaugh.
"It would sure clear up all the questions, wouldn't it?"
"The second accuser has nothing", Mr Trump told reporters at the UN.
After coming forward with her story of being sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford is scheduled to testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee this Thursday. Ford, a research psychologist in California, says Kavanaugh pinned her down and groped her at a high school party.
"He also said the Democrats 'know he's high quality" and that they're "winking at each other".
"This alleged event from 35 years ago did not happen".
We talk with Sen. We're talking about an allegation of sexual assault. He told the country last night, he's never sexually assaulted anyone, in high school or any time.
"Through all these years that were in question, you were a virgin?".
Republican Majority LeaderMitch McConnell of Kentucky accused Democrats of rushing to convict Kavanaugh and "destroy his good name" with unproven allegations, abandoning any presumption of innocence - a bedrock principle of American jurisprudence.
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Chief Holmes said the home was not known to police, apart from one call in 2011 of "children screaming". Nine babies, along with some of their parents, had been in the center during the attack, she said.
Soon after, Arnold's pal Patton Oswalt tweeted a photo of them together along with this caption: "I'm with @TomArnold , everyone". Arnold has been going after Burnett over his association with Trump and his hand in producing " The Apprentice " for some time.
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McConnell expressed confidence that Kavanaugh would be confirmed: "I'm not concerned about tanking the nomination". In a tweet Tuesday night, Trump wrote: "The Supreme Court is one of the main reasons I got elected as President.
A potential "no" vote from Flake would complicate the judge's prospects because Republicans control the committee by just 11-10. White House adviser Kellyanne Conway told reporters earlier Monday Ford "should not be insulted and she should not be ignored".
Despite being the most famous newlyweds on the planet right now, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have managed to do the impossible. Keeping jewellery to a minimum, Meghan opted for silver earrings that glittered through her gorgeous locks.
Before that, Trump's trip to Texas after Hurricane Harvey generated blowback for his failure to meet with victims of the storm. Some areas could stay underwater for weeks, forecasters warned. "If we really want accountability, put it all out", she said.
Ford told the Post that she recalled being at a party with Kavanaugh in the summer of 1982, when she was 15 and Kavanaugh was 17. According to Washington Post reporter Seung Min Kim , Foy said Sunday that the vote had not been rescheduled.
Kavanaugh says he won't 'be intimidated into withdrawing'
She said that Judge did not name others involved in the incident, and she has no knowledge that Kavanaugh participated. Trump broke his silence to cast doubt on Ford's story Friday in ways Republicans had been carefully trying to avoid.
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