Neither has said how she will vote. "I had one beer", said the President of the United States, imitating the testimony of, again, a woman who detailed having been sexually assaulted by his Supreme Court pick. "Downstairs? Where was it - I don't know." - though Ford has consistently said that it was an upstairs bedroom. "'I don't remember, '" Trump said at the rally Tuesday in Southaven. 'I don't remember.' Where is the place?
Fischer has said she intends to support Kavanaugh, but added, "We're going to see what the investigation brings, and let's get the vote".
Collins told reporters: "The president's comments were just plain wrong".
The letter came in response to a tweet from Republicans on the committee which asserted that none of the previous six investigations into Kavanaugh's background unearthed evidence of alleged misconduct.
"So President Trump went through a factual rendition that I didn't particularly like and I would tell him "knock it off". "Wholly inappropriate and entirely unacceptable" chimed in Murkowski.
Trump drew laughs from supporters at a rally Tuesday night with his rendition of how Ford answered questions at last week's hearing. Kavanaugh has denied their accusations.
President Donald Trump's mockery of Christine Blasey Ford sparked an immediate backlash Wednesday among two critical Republican swing votes on the nomination of Supreme Court hopeful Brett Kavanaugh, with Sens.
"And, in all candor, I believe it would be used to further delay this nomination-a goal about which you and your Democratic colleagues have been abundantly clear and single-minded in pursuing", McConnell wrote.
It was not immediately clear whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation report, which will be made available to senators, would be released to the public.
While some senators from both parties have said they'd like at least a summary of the findings to be released, Senate procedures call for such checks to be kept confidential and it's unclear what will be released, other than through leaks.
Senators and aides have said that the file will contain forms of interviews conducted by the FBI - but not a conclusion from the bureau about who's telling the truth in the case. Among Republicans, men and women were about equally likely to approve of both Trump and Republicans in the Senate.
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said he asked during a lunch meeting with other Republican senators if multiple copies could be made available, but it was unclear whether GOP leaders agreed to the request.
Dr Ford said she first disclosed the alleged sexual assault in 2012 during therapy sessions with her husband, after they began to fight over her insistence they install a second front door. It's the "disgrace" of Democrats who have shown "no regard of the process, decency, or standards" of Supreme Court nominee confirmation hearings.
'Wow, such enthusiasm and energy for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, ' Trump posted.
The idea that people in the US are wrongfully "guilty until proven innocent" is an idea that wasn't manifesting itself politically on the right until last week, GOP pollster Frank Luntz told The Washington Post.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders also defended Mr Trump, telling a press briefing that the President was not concerned the comments may have endangered the votes of key senators.
"BK's lies about binge drinking are false exculpatory statements created to undermine Ford's 100% certain I.D. of him as her attacker". Five of them were connected to Dr. Ford and her story of a 1982 sexual assault at the hands of Kavanaugh. Arizona prosecutor Rachel Mitchell, who questioned Prof Ford during testimony, said she had told a polygrapher it happened in the early 80s, then crossed out the word "early".