Trump orders another FBI investigation of Kavanaugh; accuser’s legal team immediately rejects deadline

Trump orders another FBI investigation of Kavanaugh; accuser’s legal team immediately rejects deadline
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[Ed. – Trump is responding to the request from the Senate on Friday for a limited-scope reinvestigation to address the allegations against Kavanaugh.  The immediate objection from Christine Blasey Ford’s legal team is surely no surprise to anyone.]

The White House, now forced into a corner, has formally ordered the FBI to conduct an investigation. It’s the wrong move. Flake decided to give this left wing smear campaign another week of oxygen, allowing more time for last minute shenanigans to possibly occur. We know that when the FBI submits their preliminary report, the Democrats will demand more time. …

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An attorney for Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford, Debra S. Katz, said in a statement Friday that Ford “welcomes this step in the process.” But Katz took issue with the one-week limit, saying no “artificial limits as to time or scope should be imposed on this investigation.”

When asked if they could get the investigation done in a week, a senior FBI official told Fox News, “That depends on the schedules of everyone we’d have to interview, including the accuser, accused and witnesses.” …

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