Watch: Christine Blasey Ford's Full Opening Statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee


"I am here today, not because I want to be — I am terrified," said Christine Blasey Ford before a panel of senators and the eyes of the world. Watch Blasey Ford's full, unedited opening statement given to senators as part of a hearing for Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Blasey Ford accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault at a 1980s gathering in a Washington-D.C. suburb when the two were high school-age teenagers.