The lawyers said Ford was opposed to being questioned by outside counsel, according to Politico.
Ford's lawyer Debra Katz said earlier in an email to committee staff that Ford would be willing to testify under "terms that are fair and which ensure her safety" after she had received death threats.
The statement said Ford wishes for other witnesses to be involved in any future hearings, but did not name any such witnesses.
President Donald Trump's Republican Party has a challenge to maintain control of Congress in November's mid-term elections | AFP
He is now a judge of the United States Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia Circuit.
"One of the political costs of failing to confirm Brett Kavanaugh is likely the loss of the United States Senate", warned Faith and Freedom Coalition founder Ralph Reed, who added, "If Republicans were to fail to defend and confirm such an obviously and eminently qualified and decent nominee then it will be very hard to motivate and energize faith-based and conservative voters in November". And Trump is more convinced he should stand by Kavanaugh than he was two days ago, people close to the White House say.
Mr Grassley's letter states that Prof Ford has until Friday morning to provide the committee with her prepared testimony and biography if she plans to testify next Monday.
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The judiciary committee wrote on Twitter that it is conducting its own investigation and said that Democrats are welcome to participate in the process "every step of the way". That echoed Democrats' effort to broaden the nomination fight into a referendum on whether women who allege abuse are taken seriously by men - a theme that could echo in this November's elections for control of Congress. She asserted that Republicans are rushing to confirm Kavanaugh because the court's "session is going to start in October and the President wants his guy there to, he hopes, help him evade criminal or civil proceedings".
The Senate, the committee chairman notes, "and only the Senate", is tasked with vetting a president's Supreme Court nominee.
Ford came forward with the allegation in an interview published in the Washington Post last Sunday. She accused Kavanaugh of attacking her and trying to remove her clothing while he was drunk at a party when he was 17 years old and she was 15.
Kavanaugh has called Ford's allegation "completely false". "Because this never happened, I had no idea who was making this accusation until she identified herself yesterday", Kavanaugh said Monday.
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Asked his response to Democrats, he told reporters Wednesday, "A simple answer to that would be why didn't Dianne Feinstein send the request to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on July the 30th instead of now?"
Senior Republican Senator John Cornyn of Texas told CNN: "If she doesn't want to participate and tell her story, there's no reason for us to delay".
"We should take the time to get [this] right", he said.
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