Kavanaugh accuser given more time to decide if she will testify

Senate judiciary committee chair Chuck Grassley extends deadline for Christine Blasey Ford on whether to give evidence

The US Senate judiciary committee chair, Chuck Grassley, has granted a deadline extension to the woman accusing supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault to decide if and how she will testify. ​

The committee had delayed a vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation after California professor Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations emerged last week, and her lawyers and committee staff were negotiating the conditions of her testimony.

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Kavanaugh accuser given more time to decide if she will testify

Senate judiciary committee chair Chuck Grassley extends deadline for Christine Blasey Ford on whether to give evidence

The US Senate judiciary committee chair, Chuck Grassley, has granted a deadline extension to the woman accusing supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault to decide if and how she will testify. ​

The committee had delayed a vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation after California professor Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations emerged last week, and her lawyers and committee staff were negotiating the conditions of her testimony.

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‘We stopped these’: Roman Quaedvlieg says Scott Morrison gave him boat trophy

Former border force head says he was handed a migrant boat model as a thank-you gift for work on border protection

Scott Morrison gave a model of an asylum-seeker boat emblazoned with the words “We stopped these” to Roman Quaedvlieg as a thank-you gift for his work on the Coalition’s border protection policy, Quaedvlieg has said.

The gift was a replica of one that Morrison said was a gift from a constituent, with the words “I stopped these”, referring to the fishing boats used to transport asylum seekers – mainly via Indonesia – to Australia to seek refuge.

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‘We stopped these’: Roman Quaedvlieg says Scott Morrison gave him boat trophy

Former border force head says he was handed a migrant boat model as a thank-you gift for work on border protection

Scott Morrison gave a model of an asylum-seeker boat emblazoned with the words “We stopped these” to Roman Quaedvlieg as a thank-you gift for his work on the Coalition’s border protection policy, Quaedvlieg has said.

The gift was a replica of one that Morrison said was a gift from a constituent, with the words “I stopped these”, referring to the fishing boats used to transport asylum seekers – mainly via Indonesia – to Australia to seek refuge.

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‘We stopped these’: Roman Quaedvlieg says Scott Morrison gave him boat trophy

Former border force head says he was handed a migrant boat model as a thank-you gift for work on border protection

Scott Morrison gave a model of an asylum-seeker boat emblazoned with the words “We stopped these” to Roman Quaedvlieg as a thank-you gift for his work on the Coalition’s border protection policy, Quaedvlieg has said.

The gift was a replica of one that Morrison said was a gift from a constituent, with the words “I stopped these”, referring to the fishing boats used to transport asylum seekers – mainly via Indonesia – to Australia to seek refuge.

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