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Right-wing media launches smear campaign against Kavanaugh accuser

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Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Chuck Grassley has scheduled a new hearing on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, after Professor Christine Blasey Ford came forward with allegations of sexual assault. However, people with large megaphones in right-wing media have rushed to impugn her character. The New York Times’ Michelle Goldberg tells Ari Melber that Senate Republicans are “trying to orchestrate” a way they can “vote for Kavanaugh without political repercussions”.