In her letter, she said she wanted her allegation to be kept confidential, but she said she has chose to finally speak publicly amid heightened media scrutiny, diminishing privacy, and falsehoods about her story.
"I thought he might inadvertently kill me", said Ford, 51, a clinical psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California. "He was trying to attack me and remove my clothing".
Ford says she escaped when Kavanaugh's friend jumped on top of them and they fell.
Conway said the committee will decide "how and in what form" Ford would share her account, suggesting it could be in a public setting or even over the phone. She said she went home and didn't tell anyone until she and her husband were in couples therapy in 2012.
A woman is accusing Kavanaugh of assaulting her when they were high schoolers in the early 1980s, and she relayed the claim in a letter to Democratic Sen.
Part of the notes say that Ford told the therapist four boys were involved in the alleged attack, according to the Post, but Ford said this was written in error. Dianne Feinstein (D. -Calif.) that Kavanaugh attempted to force himself on her while drunk at a party while they were in high school.
"Why suffer through the annhiliation if it's not going to matter, she said".
The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee said on Sunday that the Senate should delay further action on confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until newly revealed allegations of sexual assault from 35 years ago are investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Asked how Kavanaugh is doing since Ford went public with her story, a source close to Kavanaugh said the judge "remains steadfast in his denial and is determined not to let a single, unverified allegation overshadow his long judicial record and his lifetime of public service".
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Accuser of USA high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public
Even after Feinstein sent the allegation to the FBI, Senate Democrats weren't littering the news with calls to denounce Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh covered her mouth with his hand when she tried to scream, she says, and escaped when Judge jumped on them.
The White House indicated Monday that it is continuing to stand by Kavanaugh.
Reached by email Sunday, Judge declined to comment. "It's just absolutely nuts".
The panel would also likely seek testimony from Mark Judge, Mr Kavanaugh's friend and classmate. But fairness and journalistic integrity took a hit with The New York Times' publication of the op-ed. She works under the name Christine Blasey.
President Trump announced his intention to appoint Mr Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court in July, replacing Justice Anthony Kennedy who is stepping down.
A registered Democrat, Ms Ford contacted her representative in Congress, Democrat Anna Eshoo, around the same time. At some point in the night, Ford told the Post, she got up to use the bathroom. "For any woman, sharing an experience involving sexual assault-particularly when it involves a politically connected man with influence, authority and power-is extraordinarily hard".
Katz is also a committed "Resistance" member opposed to the Trump administration, she told the University of Wisconsin alumni magazine, and she has donated more than $26,000 to Democratic politicians and liberal groups. The results, which Katz provided to the Post, concluded that Ford was being truthful when she said a statement summarizing her allegations was accurate.
Before details of the allegation surfaced on Friday, Senate Republicans pointed out that an extensive background check was already completed by the White House and reviewed by the committee.
Brooke Singman is a Politics Reporter for Fox News.