This morning—after announcing his intention to vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh—Senator Jeff Flake stood silently in an elevator and was forced to listen as two brave survivors shared their harrowing stories. They begged him not to vote for Brett Kavanaugh. [Warning: the link contains sensitive content.]
Thanks in large part to those two women, Maria Gallagher and Ana Maria Archila, Flake demanded an FBI investigation and a one-week delay before the Senate votes on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination.
(Note: He still voted to advance Kavanaugh’s nomination out of committee.)
The opposition to Kavanaugh’s nomination was already strong, and after yesterday we are more determined than ever. Across the country today, people came out in droves to make clear both their support for Dr. Blasey Ford and their vehement opposition to Kavanaugh, a nominee who is credibly accused of sexual assault and has perjured himself repeatedly.
A seat on the Supreme Court is not an entitlement. Kavanaugh is unfit to serve. Our Senators work for us—not Donald Trump, and not the donors they clearly value over their constituents.
Call your Senators this weekend—this could be our very last chance: 202-224-3121.