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September 24, 2018

Kavanaugh: I Won't Be Intimidated By These Vile Threats and Smears

Not going anywhere.


An embattled Brett Kavanaugh on Monday said he won't be "intimidated into withdrawing" his nomination to the Supreme Court, as he called accusations he sexually harassed and assaulted women decades ago while in high school and college "smears" in a new letter to top lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

"I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process," Kavanaugh wrote in the letter. "The coordinated effort to destroy my good name will not drive me out. The vile threats of violence against my family will not drive me out. The last minute character assassination will not succeed."

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"There is now a frenzy to come up with something--anything--that will block this process and a vote on my confirmation from occurring," Kavanaugh wrote. "These are smears, pure and simple. And they debase our public discourse."

Meanwhile, Grassley released Ford's letter. In that letter, she states that she will be vacationing "in the Mid-Atlantic" until August 7th and then will be back in California on August 10th. I would like to know how she traveled -- was it all driving? And if so, why was three days enough to get her ass cross-country just a few weeks ago but now the journey is so long and harrowing she cannot commit to being in DC given a week's notice?


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