Let’s hope no one ever accuses New York Congressman Jerrold Nadler of rape. Even if he didn’t do it, was investigated and was cleared, accuser allegations could not be corroborated, accusers recant their accusations, there will still be someone who want to further ruin his career if not see him behind bars.
Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., revealed plans for House Democrats to investigate and impeach Justice Brett Kavanaugh for alleged perjury.
“We’ve got to figure out what we’re doing,” he explained in a phone call with a friend.
That’s a good start.
Nadler was headed to DC for a two-day planning session with his staff and Judiciary Committee staff and discussed two routes for investigating new Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh. The first is to go after the FBI for how they handled the investigation into unsubstantiated claims he sexually assaulted women. “They didn’t even do a half-ass job,” he said. “They didn’t interview 30 witnesses who said ‘Interview me! I’ve got a lot to say!‘” he said, while mimicking people waving their hands to be called on.
The FBI interviewed over 40 who had a lot to say however they didn’t verify anything related to any sexual impropriety by Brett Kavanaugh. They probably could’ve found others that may have a lot to say if that perjury thing wasn’t involved.
His other plan is to go after Kavanaugh because “there’s a real indication that Kavanaugh committed perjury.” He claimed that The Atlantic published an article about the allegations of a third woman. Then he claimed that when Kavanaugh was “asked at a committee hearing under oath when he first heard of the subject, he said, ‘When I’d heard of the Atlantic article.’ But there is an email chain apparently dating from well before that from him about ‘How can we deal with this?‘” Nadler told the caller.
The “journalism” of The Atlantic!
Make that the basis at your own peril, Congressman.
Nadler was apparently discussing a slightly different claim, since debunked, which is that Kavanaugh perjured himself when he denied hearing of The New Yorker’s disputed allegation involving Deborah Ramirez until the story came out. Considering that The New Yorker included a denial from Kavanaugh in its own controversial story, and was asking him about it right before publication, and he acknowledged all that in his Senate testimony, it’s unclear how fruitful such a perjury claim would be.
When the caller objected to the plan, Nadler pushed back, “That’s not technical, that’s real.” He conceded that maybe it was not a great plan, since even if Kavanaugh could be removed, it might not result in the political results desired.
As most of us have known, the Kavanaugh circus was never about truth but a “political result”.
“The worst-case scenario — or best case depending on your point of view — you prove he committed perjury, about a terrible subject and the Judicial Conference recommends you impeach him. So the president appoints someone just as bad.“
— Mollie Hemingway, 11/7/18
The left’s mantras are #BelieveSurvivors because women NEVER LIE, especially about rape.
“That it happened or not, I have no idea,” Cristina King Miranda told NPR’s Nina Totenberg. “I can’t say that it did or didn’t.” That’s different from what Miranda wrote Wednesday in a now-deleted Twitter post that stated definitively, “The incident DID happen, many of us heard about it in school.”
— NPR, 9/20/18
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, cited “contradictions” between what Michael Avenatti’s client, Julie Swetnick, originally told the Judiciary Committee about Brett Kavanaugh in an affidavit in late September, and what she said about the then-Supreme Court nominee days later in an interview with NBC News.
“Swetnick made her allegations in a sworn statement to the committee on September 26. In an October 1 interview with NBC News, however, Swetnick specifically and explicitly back-tracked or contradicted key parts of her sworn statement on these and other allegations,” the Judiciary Committee said in a statement.
— CNBC, 10/25/18
Sen. Chuck Grassley asked the federal authorities on Friday to investigate another person he says made false claims against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Grassley, in a letter to the Department of Justice and FBI, said a woman by the name of Judy Munro-Leighton took responsibility for authoring an anonymous letter that made allegations that Kavanaugh and a friend raped her. After she was tracked down and interviewed by Senate investigators, the woman recanted and said she was not, in fact. the author and had never met Kavanaugh.
— USA Today, 11/2/18
After an extensive investigation that included the thorough review of all potentially credible evidence submitted and interviews of more than 40 individuals with information relating to the allegations, including classmates and friends of all those involved, Committee investigators found no witness who could provide any verifiable evidence to support any of the allegations brought against Justice Kavanaugh.
— Senate Judiciary Committee Report, 11/2/18