It's a very scary situation where you're guilty until proven innocent.
A Harvard Law School spokesman confirmed that Kavanaugh would not return to teach.
No Republicans have indicated since last week's emotional session featuring Kavanaugh and Ford that they would vote against his nomination, although Arizona's Jeff Flake gave a conditional Yes, calling for a FBI investigation that Republicans had resisted.
The nomination has become a politically explosive issue ahead of November 6 elections, when control of Congress is at stake. Some Republicans fear that pushing ahead with confirmation would alienate women voters, while Democrats seek to capitalize.
Charles Ludington, who was a witness, said a man resembling UB40's lead singer had asked Mr Kavanaugh and his friend Chris Dudley to stop looking at him and used an expletive.
"What's happening here has much more to do than even the appointment of a Supreme Court justice".
"You could be somebody that was ideal their entire life and someone could accuse you of something", Trump said.
"It's a matter of which allegations have what we call 'meat on the bone, ' where they determine they're credible and they're going to go out and do some interviews", Gomez said.
Ford alleges that Judge was in the room watching and laughing when a drunken Kavanaugh pinned her down on a bed at a high school house party in the early 1980s.
"What neighbourhood was it in?"
"Where's the house? I don't know! But again I do believe she has suffered from something very traumatic, I do have doubt that it was Brett Kavanaugh". On the other hand, Trump said, if the Federal Bureau of Investigation uncovers something, "I'll take that into consideration". "Something has happened to them in their lives, and their rage and anger, they take it out now on the country or on all men or men in "the powerful majority", which is white Christian men and so forth'".
Democrats countered that brief delays in voting on Kavanaugh pale in comparison to the Republican refusal to consider former President Barack Obama's final Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, for most of 2016.
The Trump administration is being accused of limiting the scale and scope of an FBI investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. "The interaction with the members was sharp and partisan, and that concerns me", Flake said.
Ms Ford has said Mr Smyth was downstairs, not anywhere near the event.
Judge, who has refrained from public interviews and did not testify on Capitol Hill, completed his interview with FBI agents as part of the reopened background investigation into allegations made against Kavanaugh.
Trump issued the order after Sen.
"I don't think you should lie to Congress", Trump said on Tuesday.
"People love him. I was in Tennessee last night".
An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll from September 23, just a week after the allegations were known, showed interest in the election among white men at 64 percent, higher than in 2010 when Republicans retook the House and 2014 when the GOP took control of the Senate.
"Hopefully, they'll have a vote by the end of the week and it will be a positive vote, but it will be dependent on what comes back from the FBI", Trump said.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said each senator would get a copy of the FBI's report on its investigation. 'I don't know. I don't know.
Signatures are being collected for two letters arguing that Kavanaugh disqualified himself with his angry and tearful remarks to the Senate judiciary committee. Ford identified Judge as a witness to the alleged assault.
Mr Kavanaugh has vehemently denied the allegations.
Swetnick, who is represented by Michael Avenatti, has alleged that Judge and Kavanaugh were present at a party in the early 1980s where, she says, she was gang-raped.
After witnessing the spectacle in person yesterday, the Senate owes Judge Kavanaugh an apology.