Palo Alto professor Christine Blasey Ford willing to testify on sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

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The lawyer for the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says she's willing to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

The lawyer for the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says she's willing to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Deborah Katz represents Christine Blasey Ford, she told ABC's "Good Morning America" the accuser is "willing to cooperate" with investigators and the Senate Judiciary Committee. She says Ford, a Democrat, isn't politically motivated.

Ford is a psychology professor at Palo Alto University. In an interview with "The Washington Post" over the weekend, Blasey Ford said the assault happened in the early 1980s.

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Her claims were initially sent in a confidential letter to Senator Dianne Feinstein. Blasey Ford says decided to speak publicly after her name was leaked.

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When the accusations came to light last week, Kavanaugh denied the accusations.

On Monday morning, at least three Republican senators raised concerns about moving forward with a quick vote on Kavanaugh.

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