News Exercise #255

1. What did reporter Keira Philips say at 0:53 in her first sentence?
2. How did Senator Lyndsey graham try to defend Kavanaugh? (The name Bill Cosby was used – he recently was sentenced to prison for multiple sexual assaults.
3. Why might Kavanaugh’s high school classmate, Mark Judge, be important for the FBI’s questioning?

Answers:
1. What did reporter Keira Philips say at 0:53 in her first sentence?
Tonight, the most highly watch, and closely scrutinised background investigation in our nation’s history is underway.
2. How did Senator Lyndsey graham try to defend Kavanaugh? (The name Bill Cosby was used – he recently was sentenced to prison for multiple sexual assaults.
He said that the media was trying to portray him as a stumbling, bumbling, drunk, gang-rapist who during high school and college was Bill Cosby, and he also said that six FBI background checks over the years would have uncovered this.
3. Why might Kavanaugh’s high school classmate, Mark Judge, be important for the FBI’s questioning?
He published a book in which a character named Bart O’Kavanaugh appears, on the topic of being a drunk.

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