Kavanaugh and accuser Christine Blasey Ford will testify in public hearing Monday
“This is going to test the strength of the #MeToo movement,” said Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a politics professor at the University of Southern California.
And coming just six weeks before crucial midterm elections, the hearing could have electoral aftershocks as well. “If the Republicans try to push this through, it will clearly continue to rile up Democrats and Democratic women,” Bebitch Jeffe said. “Republicans could pay a significant price.”