Kavanaugh Committed Perjury, Documents Show. Will He End Up on The Supreme Court — Or in Jail?
Kavanaugh is hiding truths from the public
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee held the first of its confirmation hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh was nominated to be an Associate Justice for the United State Supreme Court by President Trump after the questionable resignation of Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Republicans have engaged in dirty tactics to push forward Kavanaugh’s process before the November elections later this year, from reportedly hiding 90 percent of his government service records to shielding 100,000 pages of documents from his time as a staff member of President George W. Bush.
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As Senator Bernie Sanders pointed out in a video published on his YouTube channel, Republicans and the Trump Administration are evidently trying to prevent some dark secret(s) from coming out regarding the conservative constitutionalist. Well luckily, on Thursday, one of those secrets emerged for Democratic senators to utilize in future hearings: Kavanaugh may have committed perjury in 2004.
In a released transcript from a hearing, Kavanaugh told then-Senator Ted Kennedy that he was “not involved” in William H. Pryor Jr.’s nomination to the Eleventh Circuit Appellate Court under the Bush Administration. However, a confidential page from an email to Kavanaugh shows that he was in fact invited to a meeting to discuss Pryor.
BREAKING: Brett Kavanaugh was asked in 2004 about whether he was involved in the nomination of Bill Pryor. He said “I was not involved in handling his nomination”
Newly released emails show that’s not true. Asked about how Pryor’s interview went, he replied “CALL ME.” pic.twitter.com/63Wb5uY95G
— Sen Dianne Feinstein (@SenFeinstein) September 6, 2018
On the left, sworn testimony in which Brett Kavanaugh tells Ted Kennedy he was “not involved in handling” Bill Pryor’s nomination.
On the right, Brett Kavanaugh is invited to an “emergency umbrella meeting” at a private law firm “to discuss nominee Bill Pryor’s hearing.” pic.twitter.com/IDff00xEwm
— southpaw (@nycsouthpaw) September 6, 2018
Senator Patrick Leahy also pointed out on Twitter that Kavanaugh lied about never receiving documents that were drafted or prepared by Democratic staff members:
BREAKING: Kavanaugh testified he never received any docs that even “appeared to … have been drafted or prepared by Democratic staff.” Well, he got 8 pages of material taken VERBATIM from my files, obviously written by Dem staff, LABELED “not [for] distribution”. pic.twitter.com/eFlIBZ0Z1W
— Sen. Patrick Leahy (@SenatorLeahy) September 6, 2018
Any normal person would be in serious trouble if it came to light they’d committed multiple counts of perjury. Not only wouldn’t they get a job or promotion, much less a guaranteed job with enormous power, for life, they’d probably end up in prison. Of course, in Trump’s America Brett Kavanaugh is more likely to end up one of America’s top judges, than doing the time for his crimes.
If that’s not reason enough to call your congressman, or write a letter to the editor demanding this criminal never sits on the bench in the highest court in the land, I don’t know what is.
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