You had no intention of protecting Dr. Ford.
"If this becomes the new standard, where you have an accusation for weeks and you drop it right before the hearing, you withhold from the committee the chance to do this in a professional timely fashion, when they publicly say their goal is to delay the vote ..."
Jabbing his finger, the senator said, "You've said that". He told Kavanaugh that he hopes the nominee ends up on the Supreme Court, saying, "that's exactly where you should be".
Kavanaugh whined, "I have been through hell and then some".
Graham told Kavanaugh: "She's as much of a victim as you are". He added, "I hope the American people can see through this sham". "This is hell", Graham said. "Because somebody betrayed her trust, and we know who she gave the letter to".
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To him, his followers are his best friends and he would go a long way to ensure that he keeps them refreshed and entertained. There's no time frame to say: "I give you that, I give you that, I give you that". "It's a competition we like".
Speaking to reporters during a recess in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Christine Blasey Ford, Sen. Ford claimed he assaulted her in the summer of 1982.
Graham said that the Democrats held allegations against Kavanaugh under wraps and then sprung them on the nominee at the last moment in a desperate attempt to stop his confirmation to the Supreme Court.
"All I can say is that we're 40-something days away from the election".
Kavanaugh said he did not know until Thursday that even as he was meeting with ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein of California on August 20, she already knew about the allegations and already had suggested the accuser hire a lawyer with Democratic connections.
He also took issue with the notion of waiting for an FBI investigation into the allegations against Kavanaugh. Graham said. "What house are they going to go to?"