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Megyn Kelly Calls Out Dianne Feinstein for Saying Christine Blasey Ford Is a ‘Survivor of Attempted Rape’

Host of daytime TV show rips Democratic senator for sitting on Kavanaugh accusations for many weeks

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Megyn Kelly (shown above right) minced no words in a Sunday tweet about the increasingly ugly and protracted Judge Brett Kavanaugh accuser crisis.

The host of her own daytime NBC show tweeted out some harsh criticism for Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif., above left).

Kelly called out the California senator for saying that Christine Blasey Ford — who has leveled serious charges at the Supreme Court nominee some 36 years after she alleges such actions occurred — is a “survivor of attempted rape” without knowing all of the facts first.

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Feinstein had tweeted on Saturday that Republicans had been “bullying” Christine Blasey Ford in an effort to get Judge Kavanaugh — the pick for the high court by President Donald Trump — confirmed.

In saying that, Feinstein was actually echoing other Democrats who had used the “bullying” terminology as well.

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Feinstein referred to Ford as a “survivor of attempted rape” — even though Kavanaugh, from the very start, has vehemently denied Ford’s accusations that he sexually assaulted her some 36 years ago at a high school party in the Washington, D.C., area.

Every single so-called witness to the alleged event has also taken issue with Ford’s version of the story.

Here was Feinstein’s tweet (one of the many she’s put out this weekend on the topic):

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And here was Megyn Kelly’s commentary about it:

Ford, a California psychologist, has alleged that Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both teenagers back in high school.

However, she cannot recall the place or date that such a supposed event occurred, and she appears to misremember other key details of the alleged attack.

Ford’s 11th-hour charges have upended an already contentious nomination process since the accusations began to come to light last week.

The Senate Judiciary Committee launched an investigation, and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the committee chair, also canceled a vote to advance the Kavanaugh nomination and instead set up a hearing to address the allegations.

The committee’s ranking member, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), had become aware of the alleged incidents weeks and weeks earlier, when she received a letter from Ford dated July 30. She has said she did not immediately reveal the contents of the letter because Ford had requested anonymity.

But then the accuser’s name was made public in an article in The Washington Post.

Kavanaugh has said Ford’s claim is a “completely and totally false allegation.” He has insisted he has “never done anything like what the accuser describes to her or to anyone.”

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Three other individuals whom Ford said were present at the house party in Maryland in the ’80s when the alleged attack occurred also have disputed her comments.

Ford could appear potentially this coming Thursday in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

The negotiations have taken many twists and turns, and Grassley took to Twitter to address Judge Kavanaugh directly when the senator yet again gave in to demands from Ford and her lawyers that she be given more time to make an appearance.

He said in part, “It is not my normal nature to be indecisive.”

Grassley then also tweeted this:

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