Kavanaugh waits to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday it was okay with him if the Senate confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is briefly delayed to allow a woman accusing him of sexual assault to be heard."We want to go through a full process ... and hear everybody out," Trump said.He said he wished Democrats had brought up the accusations against Kavanaugh sooner. In a day of fast-moving developments, all 10 Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee overseeing the confirmation process sent a letter urging a delay in Thursday's planned vote so the FBI can investigate the allegation. Republican Senator Susan Collins, whose vote could be pivotal in deciding whether Kavanaugh gets confirmed, said on Twitter the nominee and his accuser should both testify under oath before the committee. Kavanaugh, whose statement was his second denying the allegation but the first since Ford was publicly identified as his accuser, was at the White House Monday morning, a White House official said.White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said sworn testimony from both Kavanaugh and Ford on the specific allegation should be considered as part of the record in the judge's hearings.Ford was 15 at the time of the alleged incident and Kavanaugh was 17 .
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