The phrase has been used as a punchline. But in this era, That’s What She Said could be the most powerful four words in politics. Evidence of that reality hit during a Kavalanche of news over the weekend when The New Yorker reported on a new allegation of sexual misconduct, this one from Brett Kavanaugh’s college years.

+ Diane Feinstein to Chuck Grassley: “I am writing to request an immediate postponement of any further proceedings related to the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh.”

+ WaPo: Can Kavanaugh survive? 10 questions after a second woman accuses him of sexual misconduct.

+ President Trump is standing by Kavanaugh and called the accusations “totally political.” Kavanaugh penned a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee in which he adamantly denied the allegations and re-asserted his plans to continue on the path towards the court: “The coordinated effort to destroy my good name will not drive me out. The vile threats of violence against my family will not drive me out. The last-minute character assassination will not succeed.” Here’s the latest from CNN.