Ford’s testimony inspires Seattle woman to make rape allegation against state GOP lawmaker

Ford’s testimony inspires Seattle woman to make rape allegation against state GOP lawmaker
Rachel Mitchell, Christine Blasey Ford (Image via The Daily Caller)

[Ed. – Looking for her Warholian 15 minutes?]

A Seattle woman has come forward with an allegation of rape against a Washington state lawmaker, spurred on by Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Candace Faber accused Washington state Sen. Joe Fain on Twitter of raping her after her graduation in 2007 from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., a claim he denies.

Fain, a 37-year-old Republican lawmaker, has asked for an investigation into the allegations.

The allegations came a few hours after Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, defended himself against accusations of sexual assault before the Senate Judiciary Committee, accusations he vehemently denied. Faber, 35, wrote in a post on Medium that the proceedings had encouraged her to speak out.

“Like Dr. Ford, I can no longer remain silent knowing that the man who raped me is in a position to influence the laws that govern my state and impact every woman who lives here,” Faber wrote. …

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