Christine Blasey Ford Speaks Out In First Statement Since Kavanaugh Hearing, Collects $650,000

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Christine Blasey Ford, a California woman who accused then-Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of decades-old sexual misconduct without a shred of corroborating evidence, collected nearly $650,000 from a GoFundMe account last week and released a rare statement post-Kavanaugh hearings.

Blasey Ford described the donations as a “godsend” and announced that she would finally be closing the account to further monetary offerings. Justice Kavanaugh was confirmed to the court on October 6, some seven weeks before Blasey Ford closed the account.

“The funds you have sent through GoFundMe have been a godsend,” she wrote. “Your donations have allowed us to take reasonable steps to protect ourselves against frightening threats, including physical protection and security for me and my family, and to enhance the security for our home.”

“With immense gratitude, I am closing this account to further contributions,” the 52-year-old announced.

Though she did not give an amount, Blasey Ford said the “unused funds” would be directed to trauma survivors.- READ MORE

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