Democrat activists on Kavanaugh hearings, mid-terms and Donald Trump | ITV News

Democratic activists have vowed to “revolt” ahead of the mid-term elections following the highly charged hearings involving Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Dr Christine Ford.

Among them are sexual assault survivors who campaigned on Capitol Hill during the hearings.

Female activists told ITV News why it was a searing experience for them, galvanising them to “fight for people who don’t necessarily look like us”.

Their comments come ahead of the US mid-term elections on November 6.

The date is crucial for Donald Trump as control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate – which are both currently held by the Republicans – are in the balance.

All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for election.

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