>> Dr. Ford, with what degree of certainty do you believe Brett Kavanaugh assaulted you?>> 100%.>> 100%.>> An emotional testimony on Capitol Hill, University Professor Christine Blasey Ford telling tale of attempted rape on Thursday that threatens to derail President Trump's Supreme Court pick. Saying under oath that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in a high school party in 1982.
>> I tried to yell for help, when I did Brett put his hand over my mouth to stop me from yelling. And I thought that Brett was accidentally going to kill me.>> What is the strongest memory you have?>> The uproarious laughter between the two, and their having fun at my expense.
>> I'm Andy Sullivan in Washington. Blasey Ford's testimony is over, and Kavanaugh's now mounting an angry defense of his reputation as he tries to salvage his Supreme Court bid.>> I am innocent of this charge.>> A tearful Kavanaugh emphatically denying that he ever committed sexual assault, accusing Democrats of destroying his reputation.
>> This whole two-week effort has been a calculated and orchestrated political hit. Fueled with apparent pent up anger about President Trump and the 2016 election. Fear that has been unfairly stoked about my judicial record. Revenge on behalf of the Clintons. And millions of dollars of money from outside left-wing opposition groups.
>> Trump saying he'll be watching closely and could withdraw Kavanaugh's nomination if he decides the charges are true.>> If I thought he was guilty of something like this, yeah sure.>> It's a moment of high drama that lays bare not only the divisions between Democrats and Republicans, but women and men as well