Kavanaugh’s Yale Classmate Calls Out His ‘Blatant Lying’ at Hearing
Oct 02, 2018, 01:20
Democrats and outside groups had been calling for the FBI's involvement since the allegations by Christine Blasey Ford and other women first surfaced that Kavanaugh had assaulted them or committed other such acts - allegations that Kavanaugh strongly denies.
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Lynne Brooks, who also says she drank a lot with Kavanaugh during the Yale days concurred with Swisher's estimation.
'Brett was getting tapped in and he was incredibly drunk, in a ridiculous outfit and had to come up to me and sing a silly song, ' she said.
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He told the Values Voter conference, "In the very near future, Judge Kavanaugh will be on the United States Supreme Court ". Trump's tweets propagate the misguided notion that victims of sexual assault will typically respond by calling the police.
"I was sexually assaulted and nobody believed me".
Mr Flake voted to advance Mr Kavanaugh's nomination from the committee to the full Senate, but announced he wanted to delay a confirmation vote by a week in order to let the FBI investigate. Kavanaugh painted himself as a "choir boy" and said he was a virgin in high school and "many years after". Numerous students were able to participate in the sit-in demonstration because their classes had been canceled.
At that same 2006 confirmation hearing, Kavanaugh swore he knew nothing of the warrantless wiretapping program that began under George W. Bush. James Forman, a criminal law professor, canceled classes after hearing that some students were traveling to Washington D.C.to protest Kavanaugh. I know that many of you are unsatisfied with the answer that we can not comment on personnel matters in particular cases. As of Tuesday, Kavanaugh is still listed as the lecturer for a course titled "The Supreme Court Since 2005", which is slated to be taught next semester.
The room erupted in applause when Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, made a reference to the almost 50 Yale Law professors who have called for the Federal Bureau of Investigation to look into Ford's allegation.
Brookes added that her old classmates were texting and emailing about how Kavanaugh was lying before the Senate Judiciary Committee in his hearing.
On Wall Street, traders were watching the hearings with one eye while they went about their business, said Ken Polcari, director of the NYSE floor division at O'Neil Securities in NY. People posted on social media images of airplane seatback video screens all tuned into the hearings. I have no first-hand knowledge of any of the allegations against Judge Kavanaugh, but I thought this conversation was relevant as it goes to the question of his truthfulness.
On C-Span, the sober public affairs network that covers the federal government, female viewers called in to share their own experiences of sexual abuse.
Republicans, their hand forced by the narrow margin of support for Kavanaugh, issued a statement not long afterward confirming they had agreed to a "supplemental background investigation" to be limited to "current credible allegations" and to take no longer than a week. Kavanaugh strongly denied the allegation.
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As to Kavanaugh's testimony, another student said: "He was pretty convincing". That said, we don't need to be absolutely positive about that particular allegation to not trust his character and dismiss his credibility.
If his nomination clears the panel, it must win confirmation from the full Senate, which Republicans narrowly control 51-49. Judge is a boyhood friend of Kavanaugh who has written a book describing the debauchary of his high school years.
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Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) received was not shared with fellow lawmakers earlier in Kavanaugh's nomination process. Ford said she told no one about the episode until 2012, when she was in couples therapy with her husband.
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