Ford's lawyers release polygraph report

The lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford on Wednesday sent the Senate Judiciary Committee documents showing the results of a polygraph test regarding her sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

The results say that Ford passed the test administered at a Maryland hotel in August. 


Ford reported to a Hilton Hotel on Aug. 7 to take the polygraph test, accompanied by her attorney Lisa Banks. Ford submitted to an interview with an unnamed examiner.

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During the interview, Ford detailed her accusations against Kavanaugh, who has fiercely denied the charges. The statements related in the document match the account she recently shared with The Washington Post. Ford in the document is identified by her maiden name, "Blasey." 

Ford during the interview told the examiner that she was pulled into a room by either Kavanaugh or his friend Mark Judge during a Montgomery County, Md., house party in the 1980s. She said Kavanaugh "got on top of her" and "attempted to take her clothes off." 

"Blasey tried to yell for help and Kavanaugh put his hand over her mouth," the document states, a detail Ford shared during the Post interview.

The proceeding polygraph examination consisted of the questions "Is any part of your statement false?" and "Did you make up any part of your statement?" She answered "no" to both.

The examiners determined there was "no deception indicated" in Ford's testimony, with her "probability of deception" at "less than .02." 

Ford and Kavanaugh are set to testify before the committee on Thursday. Kavanaugh in a television interview on Monday said he had never sexually assaulted anyone. The White House has cast him as being the victim of a smear campaign. 

The nominee needs 51 votes to win confirmation in a Senate with a 51-49 GOP majority. A handful of Republican senators are undecided.

Ford's attorneys Debra Katz and Banks in the letter accompanying the documents to the Judiciary Committee also wrote that Ford will not submit medical records to substantiate her testimony.

"We will not produce copies of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s medical records," Katz and Banks wrote. "These records contain private, highly sensitive information that is not necessary for the Committee to assess the credibility of her testimony." 

"Any request that she expose her private medical records for public inspection represents an unacceptable invasion of privacy to which no reasonable person would consent," they wrote.  

Ford provided the Post with notes from therapy sessions in 2012 and 2013 during which she discussed the emotional trauma she has suffered due to the alleged assault.