Chris Van Hollen

Maryland's U.S. senators call sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh 'very serious' and 'credible'

Maryland's U.S. senators call sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh 'very serious' and 'credible'

Maryland’s U.S. senators on Monday called the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh “credible” and “very serious” and said the Senate must take the time to allow them to be aired before voting.

“They need to be fully vetted,” Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin said in an interview. “It means the hearing schedule — which was unrealistic from the beginning — needs to be postponed.”

Sen. Chris Van Hollen, also a Democrat, said both the accuser, university professor Christine Blasey Ford, and Kavanaugh “should testify on...

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