Grassley: We will attempt to evaluate the new claims against Kavanaugh. Is he kidding?

Grassley: We will attempt to evaluate the new claims against Kavanaugh. Is he kidding?
Chuck Grassley (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Can’t spot a circus when he sees one.]

An uncorroborated, decades-old claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh exposed himself to a college classmate did not pass The New York Times’ smell test, according to the White House.


Sen. Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, late Sunday slammed Senate Democrats for withholding information from the committee regarding the new sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh.

The Iowa Republican said the committee will attempt to evaluate the new claims, but said in a statement “it appears that they [Democrats] are more interested in a political takedown” than “pursing allegations through a bipartisan and professional investigative process.”

His office released the statement after two new allegations emerged against Kavanaugh. A third potential allegation has arisen from Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels, who claims Kavanaugh and others targeted women with “alcohol/drugs” to allow men to gang rape them at high school parties. This accusation also has lacked any corroboration to date.

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