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Sexual assault claims against Justin Fairfax draw parallels to Kavanaugh accusations

Two women have now accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, and many are calling for his resignation. Fairfax has denied the claims, saying they are an attempt to “smear” him as his political profile rises. The situation draws parallels to the allegations Brett Kavanaugh faced during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings last year, which many said was a loss for the #MeToo movement. Washington Post national columnist Karen Tumulty joined CBSN to discuss her recent column comparing the two.

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