Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser wants the FBI to investigate her claims before she testifies to Senate committee, and it could delay his Supreme Court confirmation indefinitely
Attorneys for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during their high school years in the 1980s, wants “a full investigation by law enforcement officials” of the alleged incident.
Ford’s attorneys said in a letter that a federal investigation must be conducted, prior to any hearings, in order “ensure that the crucial facts and witnesses in this matter are assessed.”
Prior to the letter, lawmakers were awaiting Ford’s response to their request for a public hearing set for Monday.
The letter also confirmed earlier reports that Ford, a mother of two teenagers, was targeted with death threats after she came forward with her allegations against Kavanaugh.
The Justice Department previously said that the allegation “does not involve any potential federal crime” to warrant an FBI investigation.
Attorneys for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during their high school years in the 1980s, said she wants “a full investigation by law enforcement officials” for the alleged incident prior to her making an appearance in a public hearing, according to a CNN report published Tuesday.
Ford’s attorney’s wrote in a letter to Sen. Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the Judiciary Committee, saying that an FBI investigation would “ensure that the crucial facts and witnesses in this matter are assessed in a non-partisan manner,” and would be critical “before conducting any hearing or making any decisions.”See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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