"I think that is a very, very unsafe standard for our country".
"At that point I felt that enough is enough", Ford said.
Another woman, Deborah Ramirez, has accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself during a drunken dormitory party during the 1983-84 academic year when both attended Yale University.
According to Trump, Senate Democrats, who he said would be attacking and opposing Kavanaugh even if the Federal Bureau of Investigation had cleared his name.
Republicans have been hoping to win confirmation for Kavanaugh by early next week.
Kavanaugh was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Donald Trump on July 9 after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement.
Swetnick said she saw Kavanaugh behave as a "mean drunk" at the parties.
The second allegation, raised by Whitehouse, alleges that in 1985 "a close acquaintance of the constituent was sexually assaulted by two heavily inebriated men she referred to at the time as Brett and Mark". "And I believe that's why they should take the time necessary to fully contemplate that".
Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, the Judiciary Committee's chairman, said the hearing will go forward as planned and that the panel's staff is looking into Swetnick's allegations.
Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Misconduct By a Second Woman - Hit & Run
But an anonymous classmate who did not attend the party told the New Yorker he's sure he was told about the incident at the time. Kavanaugh and she has no recollection of ever being at a party or gathering where he was present, with, or without, Dr.
Kavanaugh said he has never been on a boat in Newport.
Ford said Thursday she "agonized daily" over the decision on whether to come forward to speak about the sexual assault allegations.
He said he feels that Republicans on the committee were "ambushed" by Democrats, who were "lying in wait" to politicize the issue and turn the hearing into a spectacle.
Prof Christine Blasey Ford's written testimony describes how the alleged incident between her and the judge has had a "lasting impact" on her.
During a press conference in NY on Tuesday, the president called the allegations against Kavanaugh a "con game" and attacked Ramirez's claims. Kavanaugh has denied any involvement. "I believe I was drugged using Quaaludes or something similar placed in what I was drinking", she said in the statement.
In a three-page sworn declaration, Julie Swetnick said she witnessed Kavanaugh "drink excessively and engage in highly inappropriate conduct, including being overly aggressive with girls and not taking "No" for an answer" at high school parties in Maryland.
"This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone".
Kavanaugh, whose nomination was in serious jeopardy after bombshell new accusations by another woman emerged Wednesday charging that the judge engaged in sexually abusive behavior when he was a teenager, has vehemently denied the allegations.
She also asked Ford how she was so sure it was Kavanaugh who attacked her. We have more details about her testimony - check back for updates.