Grassley demands Feinstein turn over letter from Kavanaugh accuser: ‘I cannot overstate how disappointed I am’ | News Sponsored by

Oct 03, 18
Grassley demands Feinstein turn over letter from Kavanaugh accuser: ‘I cannot overstate how disappointed I am’ | News Sponsored by

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley on Wednesday unloaded a torrent of criticism on Sen. Dianne Feinstein for her handling of the sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, telling the ranking Democrat on the committee, “I cannot overstate how disappointed I am.” Saying Feinstein “chose to sit on the allegations until a politically opportune moment,” Grassley demanded she immediately turn over an unredacted copy of the letter from Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, that Feinstein received July 30. Feinstein, D-Calif., shared the letter with federal authorities and other senators only last week, days before a key Judiciary Committee vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation, after a leak about the letter was published in The Intercept. Republicans have accused Democrats of orchestrating that leak. Grassley, R-Iowa, who called the document a “significant piece of evidence in Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation process,” said that despite multiple requests, he still has access only to a redacted copy of the letter included in supplemental background materials provided by the FBI to a select group of senators. SUPPOSED WITNESS IMPLICATES KAVANAUGH WITHOUT FIRST-HAND KNOWLEDGE — THEN DELETES POST AFTER QUESTIONS SURFACE  He asserted that he needs the full version of the document in order to “prepare for Monday’s hearings” into the allegations against Kavanaugh. Ford’s lawyers strongly suggested in a letter late Tuesday that she won’t appear at the hearing until the FBI conducts a “full investigation” into her claims. In a follow-up letter Wednesday, the lawyers, Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, doubled down on that request, even as Republicans characterized it as a stall tactic that did not excuse Ford from providing sworn testimony before the Senate. “Dr. Ford was reluctantly thrust into the public spotlight only two days ago.  She is currently unable to go home, and is receiving ongoing threats to her and her family’s safety,” the lawyers wrote. “Fairness and respect for her situation dictate that she should have time to deal with this.  She continues to believe that a full non-partisan investigation of this matter is needed and she is willing to cooperate with the Committee. ” Just days ago, on Monday, Katz had said her client was willing to testify, telling

Click Read More to go to where the original article came from which helped to generate this article preview for commentary unto which we give FULL credit to the original author. See disclaimer:

We post the latest and greatest in liberty-themed news, debate, and commentary! Our goal is to have an open discussion regarding current events going on in the world. FAIR USE NOTICE: The use of media materials featured on this channel is protected by the Fair Use Clause of the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, which allows for the rebroadcast of copyrighted materials for the purposes of commentary, criticism, or education. If any copyright owner has an issue or concern with a specific article or the statutory 25%-of-article rule, please send us an e-mail to request prompt removal or other arrangements.

Click here to go to and get the latest political clothing, accessories, and more!

Click here to go to Seek Liberty Youtube Channel and watch the latest liberty loving videos out there!

Leave a Comment

Exclusive 10% Discount

Join our Email List and get 10% OFF on your first order.