Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on Wednesday wrote a letter to Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys, declining to further delay the hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in order to first allow the FBI to investigate Ford's allegations of sexual assault, as she has requested. "It is not the FBI's role to investigate a matter such as this," he wrote, explaining that if she wants to testify, she must do so on Monday. President Trump has said that he thinks Congress should "hear everybody out," and elaborated on Wednesday to tell reporters that he finds it "very hard to imagine that anything happened" between Ford and Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh denies the allegations.

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