FBI says it got 4,500 tips on Brett Kavanaugh and ignored most

FBI says it got 4,500 tips on Brett Kavanaugh and ignored most
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Boof-Hunter, addresses issue of Supreme Court manning. WaPo video, YouTube

[Ed. – This seems to indict the allegation campaign against Kavanaugh rather than the FBI or the White House.  In no sane mind could there actually have been 4,500 valid allegations against Kavanaugh.]

The FBI has revealed that it received 4,500 tips during its investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh but it only passed along some of them to White House lawyers, ignoring countless others.

In a June 30 letter to Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Chris Coons (D-DE), an FBI assistant director, Jill Tyson, said that “all relevant tips” from a batch of 4,500 received during a 2018 investigation into former President Donald Trump’s top pick for the court were passed off to the office of Trump’s White House counsel Don McGahn, whose handling of them remains unclear.

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