VIDEO: Brett Kavanaugh testimony at Senate hearing

WASHINGTON (KGO) -- Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is giving a defiant opening statement at the Senate Judiciary Committee to clear his name of allegations of sexual assault.

Kavanaugh told senators on Thursday the allegations have left his family and his name "totally and permanently destroyed."

The appellate court judge sounded angry, his voice rising. He says, "This confirmation process has become a national disgrace."

Take a look at the full text of his testimony here.

Full coverage on the hearing here.

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