Published: Tue, October 02, 2018
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Mark Judge Interviewed by FBI in Kavanaugh Investigation

Mark Judge Interviewed by FBI in Kavanaugh Investigation

The FBI's investigation into the allegations began on Friday, with President Donald Trump tweeting: "Just started, tonight, our seventh FBI investigation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh". And his comments don't relate to allegations of sexual misconduct but really about how much Kavanaugh drank. She certainly believes she experienced something.

"I think the Federal Bureau of Investigation should do what they have to do to get to the answer", Trump said. Kavanaugh denies the allegation.

"On many occasions I heard Brett slur his words and saw him staggering from alcohol consumption, not all of which was beer".

The investigation comes on the heels of Kavanaugh's facing tough questions from the Judiciary Committee, including Whitehouse, a key member who opposes his nomination to the highest court.

This combination of file pictures shows Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (L) of sexually assaulting her at a party 36 years ago, during testimony during Kavanaugh's U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, September 27, 2018.

In a separate report, NBC quoted a senior United States official and a second source as saying the limits imposed by the White House on the inquiry remained in place, despite Trump's tweet.

"The White House isn't intervening, we are not micromanaging this process", she said.

"It does no good to have an investigation that just gives us more cover", Flake said at the Forbes 30 under 30 Summit in Boston yesterday. And it is the White House that has the final say on what the FBI gets to look into in this background investigation. "The FBI is not tasked to do that". On Friday, Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona broke with his fellow Republicans and said that although he supported moving Kavanaugh's nomination out of the committee, he called for the FBI to investigate credible allegations against Kavanaugh.

Another committee member, Sen.

"I don't think he lied about his drinking.I watched the testimony and I watched a man saying that he did have difficulty as a young man with drink and nobody asked if he had a problem in last 20 years", he added. "And that should be the scope of it", Graham said. The investigation could take only days before it goes to the White House for review.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that the one-week limit was fine, but "everyone is asking it be done thoroughly and completely within that week".

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She told The Washington Post that she was upset Trump won in 2016 because Kavanaugh could be a potential Supreme Court pick. Blasey Ford said the incident left her "drastically altered", but it was her "civic duty" to tell lawmakers what happened.

What made this worse is how the Republicans who control the Senate Judiciary Committee handled the nomination. He also criticized Democratic Sens. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, said McConnell's spokesman Don Stewart.

"The Senate will vote on Judge Kavanaugh here on this floor this week", he said.

McConnell's office declined to elaborate Sunday on which allegations would be investigated, reiterating only that it would focus on "current credible allegations". The lectureships at the school are prestigious not something that people are entitled to, she said. It's unclear, however, how extensive of an investigation it can accomplish in a week's time.

The revised guidance was aimed at promoting an investigation that could tamp down Democratic criticism and satisfy on-the-fence Republicans about its thoroughness and fairness while also ensuring a fixed deadline to prevent the probe from becoming open-ended and spanning weeks.

"They're going to do whatever they have to do, whatever it is they do". For the fact is, at Yale, and I can speak to no other times, Brett was a frequent drinker, and a heavy drinker.

Trump didn't say reports of Kavanaugh's drinking should be off-limits, but said the nominee had been candid about his youthful drinking. They say that the administration has put strict limits on what the FBI can investigate.

He said the process was "so bad for our country" and said the questioning of Kavanaugh by Democrats on Thursday was a "disgrace".

The Times also reported Sunday that a Yale University classmate of Kavanaugh has accused him of a "blatant mischaracterization" of his drinking, which the judge downplayed in the Senate hearing.

Leaning: Collins' signal that she was comfortable Kavanaugh wouldn't overturn Roe vs. Wade appeared to be a sign that she was going to vote for him. Judge has previously denied any memory of any such incident.

"I was, principally, concerned about helping my friend listen to his doubts and his conscience", Coons said of Flake.

Kavanaugh has vehemently denied the allegations.

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