She deserves to be heard, and he deserves to be heard in response. And it would be very foolish for the Senate to move forward in a rushed way in this nomination without getting to the bottom of these serious allegations.>> It wasn't done in the right way with Anita Hill, and we had a generation of women who said it's not worth it coming forward.
I do not want that to be this message today.>> What we all need to do is not speculate on how she will perform, whether she will be credible, whether he will be credible in his responses. I think that we should allow for the committee to assemble, for the individuals to be heard, and then, in fairness, we should make our determination.
>> The issue here is just getting all the information in front of the public. And I think that helps everybody. It's important to the process.>> Quite frankly, I wish they would consider having a different kind of hearing. I think they ought to hire independent counsel for the majority and minority and let them do the questioning, and not have the circus-like atmosphere that we had the last time.
>> Be very disappointing that someone would make these types of charges publicly and then not be willing to testify. And, again, having been someone who urged the committee to hear this person, this person is not willing to come forward, I would urge the committee to move on very quickly.