The FBI completed its investigation into sexual assault allegations against Judge Kavanaugh. It’s everything the White House and Senate Republicans wanted—and less.
In just five days, the FBI completed a sham investigation during which:
- It failed to interview to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.
- It failed to interview Judge Kavanaugh.
- It failed to interview the dozens of witnesses who are eager to share corroborating evidence in support of Dr. Ford and Deborah Ramirez, including a former suitemate of Kavanaugh’s.
- It failed to examine the public allegations that Kavanaugh lied under oath about his drinking habits, a claim corroborated by Kavanaugh’s freshman year roommate (who also asked to speak with the FBI).
Why did the FBI conduct such an inadequate investigation? To answer that, we need to look at who was controlling the scope of the inquiry: The White House. Trump promised us an unrestricted FBI investigation. Instead, he gave us a sham.
Surprising no one, Senate Republicans and the White House applauded the sham report and its lack of damning conclusions. Today, Republican Senators like Susan Collins claimed the report suggested a “thorough” investigation.
They can rig the system. They can smear survivors and elevate unfit, angry, partisan liars. They can show their disdain for and disbelief of survivors. But they can’t silence us.
Join us tonight to raise our voices in opposition to Brett Kavanaugh. Head to the Capitol grounds at 6:30pm – between the Capitol and the Supreme Court. We’ll be there until the final vote on Saturday.