Senators to DOJ: What happened to our criminal referrals for people who lied about Kavanaugh?

Senators to DOJ: What happened to our criminal referrals for people who lied about Kavanaugh?
Julie Swetnick, Michael Avenatti (Images: Left —Michael Avenatti, right — YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Excellent question. They put the poor guy through living hell. Are they going to pay for their crimes?]

Last year then Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley referred a number of individuals to the Department of Justice for criminal prosecution after they lied to congressional investigators about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Two of those individuals were Julie Swetnick and disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti.

“While the Committee was in the middle of its extensive investigation of the late-breaking sexual-assault allegations made by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Avenatti publicized his client’s allegations of drug- and alcohol-fueled gang rapes in the 1980s,” Grassley’s office released on October 25, 2018. “The obvious, subsequent contradictions along with the suspicious timing of the allegations necessitate a criminal investigation by the Justice Department.”

Now Grassley … has sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General Bill Barr asking for an update on the status of the referrals. …

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