REPORT: Republicans Seek Update On Criminal Referrals For Avenatti, Swetnick Over Kavanaugh Claims

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GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa asked the Department of Justice and FBI Tuesday for an update on the criminal referrals he submitted against witnesses who made potentially false accusations of sexual misconduct against Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

The Senate Judiciary Committee asked the Justice Department to pursue criminal investigations of four individuals following Kavanaugh’s contentious confirmation to the Supreme Court in 2018.

The article goes on to state the following:

“When individuals intentionally mislead the committee, they divert important committee resources during time sensitive investigations and materially impede its work,” Grassley wrote in a letter to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray. “Such acts are not only unfair; they are potentially illegal. It is illegal to make materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements to congressional investigators. It is illegal to obstruct committee investigations.”

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Grassley requested a response to the letter by Oct. 21.

Grassley released the following statement:

Senators Seek Status Update on Criminal Referrals of Spurious Allegations Made During Kavanaugh Nomination

WASHINGTON – One year after the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, a group of senators are seeking updates from the Justice Department on the status of criminal referrals made by the committee in the course of and after the last year’s confirmation process.

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), and Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), John Kennedy (R-La.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) wrote to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting information on how many criminal investigations were opened and referred for prosecution as a result of the initial referrals from the Senate.

In the process of evaluating claims against the then-nominee, committee investigators collected 25 written statements and spoke with 45 individuals. Those investigations culminated in the nominee’s confirmation and the release of a 414-page committee report concluding that there was no credible evidence to support any of the allegations.

Last year, then-Chairman Grassley referred to the Department of Justice four individuals for investigation for potential criminal conduct including the submission of materially false statements to the committee, obstruction of Congress and conspiracy to submit false statements or obstruct Congress.

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3 Comments

  1. Sophia October 9th, 2019 at 5:29 am

    They do not have anything to do only digging in shits…
    We have people in Congress and Senate like this … not so smart… take
    old men out from Congress and Senate..

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  2. Sophia October 9th, 2019 at 5:33 am

    Men they do not have anything to do
    only digging in shits…
    We have to get old men from Congress and Senate out..
    We do not need people making impressions that they working…
    all fart are stupid …

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  3. Sophia October 9th, 2019 at 5:44 am

    We do not need people in Congress and Senate play around and digging in :s:h:i:t :s only… and making money…
    Kick them out … they have to look for their pass too… what they did
    special…. leave alone Judge Kavanaugh…He is man with respect…
    look for kookoo Avenatti is he a lawyer ???
    abusing power…!!!! idiot …shame …
    disgusting… he was learning low…

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