Judiciary Committee Statement On Allegations

Grassfire has received the following statement from the Senate Judiciary Committee on the recently-revealed allegations against Judge Kavanaugh:

Good afternoon,

It’s disturbing that these uncorroborated allegations from more than 35 years ago, during high school, would surface on the eve of a committee vote after Democrats sat on them since July. If Ranking Member Feinstein and other Committee Democrats took this claim seriously, they should have brought it to the full Committee’s attention much earlier.  Instead, they said nothing during two joint phone calls with the nominee in August, four days of lengthy public hearings, a closed session for all committee members with the nominee where sensitive topics can be discussed and in more than 1,300 written questions.  Sixty-five senators met individually with Judge Kavanaugh during a nearly two-month period before the hearing began, yet Feinstein didn’t share this with her colleagues ahead of many of those discussions.


It raises a lot of questions about Democrats’ tactics and motives to bring this to the rest of the committee’s attention only now rather than during these many steps along the way.  Senator Feinstein should publicly release the letter she received back in July so that everyone can know what she’s known for weeks.

Judge Kavanaugh’s background has been thoroughly vetted by the FBI on six different occasions throughout his decades of public service, and no such allegation ever surfaced. Furthermore Judge Kavanaugh and others alleged to have been involved have unequivocally denied these claims from their high school days. The Committee has received letter after letter from those who’ve known judge Kavanaugh personally and professionally, including 65 women who’ve known him since high school, speaking to his impeccable character and respect for others, especially women.

·        65 Women Who Know Kavanaugh From High School - Kavanaugh Nomination

·        155 Georgetown Prep Classmates To McConnell, Schumer, Grassley, Feinstein - Kavanaugh Nomination

·        18 Female Former Kavanaugh Clerks To Grassley, Feinstein - Kavanaugh Nomination

·        Yale College Women To Grassley, Feinstein - Kavanaugh Nomination

·        84 Women Form The Bush White House To Grassley, Feinstein - Kavanaugh Nomination

·        80 Of Kavanaugh's Harvard Law Students To Grassley, Feinstein - Kavanaugh Nomination

·        Blessed Sacrament Basketball Parents To Grassley, Feinstein - Kavanaugh Nomination

·        CYO Basketball Parent To Grassley, Feinstein - Kavanaugh Nomination

·        23 Classmates From Yale Law School Class Of 1990 To Grassley, Feinstein - Kavanaugh Nomination

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  • Kathleen Fitzsimmons
    commented 2018-09-17 10:22:46 -0400
    Really democrats this is all you have grasping at straws again… republicans better approve him !!! Stand up to the liberal bull !!!