[Ed. – You just know the woman’s party affiliation won’t fly. Ford already wants to determine which news outlets will cover the hearing.]
…The Republican majority on the Senate Judiciary Committee has picked Rachel Mitchell to handle the questioning in tomorrow’s extraordinary hearing, at least from their side of the dais. Mitchell has worked for the past twenty-six years as a Maricopa County prosecutor, focusing on sexual assault and specializing in cases brought forward after years of neglect.
Oh, and she’s a Republican, too:
Republican senators have selected Arizona prosecutor Rachel Mitchell to question Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, a top senator announced Tuesday.
Mitchell is the chief of the special victims division of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, which deals with sexual assault cases, among others. A registered Republican, Mitchell has worked for in the county attorney’s office for 26 years. …