Dems Embrace Avenatti Circus Allegations

Senate Democrats ‘Including … The Democratic Leader Have Tried To Get Judge Kavanaugh To Withdraw From This Process Because Of These Uncorroborated And Sometimes Ridiculous Allegations’


SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): “[T]his mudslide has been actively embraced, urged on, and capitalized upon by Democrats inside this chamber and organized far-left special interests outside it. It hasn’t been about getting to the truth or giving anyone a fair hearing. It has seemingly been about one thing: The far left’s hunger to bring down Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination by any means necessary…. Colleagues including my friend the Democratic Leader have tried to get Judge Kavanaugh to withdraw from this process because of these uncorroborated and sometimes ridiculous allegations.” (Sen. McConnell, Floor Remarks, 10/03/2018)


Senate Dems Cite Outlandish Allegations By Michael Avenatti To Call For Judge Kavanaugh To Withdraw

All 10 Judiciary Committee Democrats: “… today, another woman, Julie Swetnick, has submitted a sworn affidavit to the Senate Judiciary Committee … It should not have required multiple women with consistent accounts of serious sexual misconduct by Judge Kavanaugh to trigger a meaningful nonpartisan investigation…. We therefore ask that you immediately direct an FBI investigation or withdraw this nomination.” (Sen. Feinstein, Press Release, 9/28/2018)

SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): “Republicans need to immediately suspend the proceedings related to Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination, and the president must order the FBI to reopen the background check investigation. There are now multiple, corroborated allegations against Judge Kavanaugh, made under the penalty of perjury, all of which deserve a thorough investigation. I strongly believe Judge Kavanaugh should withdraw from consideration. If he will not, at the very least, the hearing and vote should be postponed while the FBI investigates all of these allegations.” (Sen. Schumer, Press Release, 9/26/2018)

  • “Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday said Brett Kavanaugh should withdraw his Supreme Court nomination after a third woman came forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct…. Schumer’s comments come after lawyer Michael Avenatti on Wednesday released the identity of his client who is accusing Kavanaugh of being present for a ‘gang rape’ where she was a victim.” (“Schumer: Kavanaugh Should Withdraw His Nomination,” The Hill, 9/26/2018)


Avenatti’s Client Julie Swetnick Has Serious ‘Credibility Issues’

MSNBC’s CRAIG MELVIN: “Credibility. Does she [Julie Swetnick] have credibility issues?”

NBC’s KATE SNOW: “I would say yes because there are—just to be clear there are things that she said to me that differ from her initial statement, which was a sworn statement last week, submitted to the Judiciary Committee. So I think that, in many people’s minds, raises a credibility question.” (MSNBC’s “MSNBC Live,” 10/02/2018)

  • “NBC News was unable to independently corroborate Swetnick’s claims and has not spoken with anyone who says they saw Swetnick at parties with Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh has said he does not know Swetnick and has called her claims a farce.” (NBC News, 10/01/2018)

RICHARD VINNECCY, Swetnick’s Ex-Boyfriend: I know a lot about her…. She’s not credible at all. Not at all.” (“Ex-boyfriend Filed Restraining Order Against Third Kavanaugh Accuser,” Politico, 9/26/2018)

  • VINNECCY: “You know, she was always wanting to be the center of attention. And she always wanted to do something major. She was always trying to impress me with everything. She basically was telling me that she was exaggerating everything. If anybody knows Julie, and I know because I lived with her, and everything that came out of her mouth was just exaggerations. And she never mentioned that to me at all. That was something that I was very surprised to hear this. Actually, I was very surprised to actually see her making these accusations because she had never, ever mentioned that to me at all.” (Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle,” 10/01/2018)



Related Issues: Senate Democrats, Supreme Court, Judicial Nominations