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Recall that there is clear documented evidence that Trump Supreme Court pick Judge Kavanaugh received and circulated stolen materials, meaning that he lied under oath more than once, whether intentionally or unintentionally: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2018/09/18/what-fuels-trump-supreme-court-pick-kavanaughs-memory-lapses This was much more recently than High School and College. Now there are multiple allegations against Kavanaugh of sexual assault in High School and College. See: https://twitter.com/MichaelAvenatti There may well be more very soon – perhaps more recent.

Kavanaugh was nominated to protect Trump. US Senator Coons says: “I will vote against Judge Kavanaugh based on his extreme views as a judge about presidential power. These additional allegations are gravely concerning, but after his confirmation hearing I concluded I could not support him for the Supreme Court“.

09.24.18
Sen. Coons: “What’s at stake here is a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court…It’s not unreasonable to expect the FBI to do its job here.” WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today joined NPR Morning Edition to discuss the status of the Kavanaugh nomination.

“It’s important to keep reminding your listeners that this is what happens in every federal nomination to a lifetime appointment to the judiciary. First,” said Senator Coons. “Second, that is what happened in the case now several decades ago where Professor Hill came forward with allegations. The White House directed the FBI to conduct an investigation. They did so in a matter of several days and, ultimately, that hearing at 20 witnesses.  It’s not unreasonable to expect the FBI to do its job here.”

Audio Link: https://youtu.be/Pum-Q9Jp5lM
Excerpts from the interview are below:
Sen. Coons on the second allegation against Judge Kavanaugh: I am now joining Senator Feinstein and other Democrats in the Committee in calling on Chairman Grassley, again, to have the FBI conduct an appropriate background investigation on both of these alarming allegations from Deborah Ramirez about Judge Kavanaugh’s alleged misdeeds at a party at Yale College and Christine Blasey Ford for her allegations of sexual assault at a high school party. 

More on Ramirez: That’s exactly why I think professionals who do background investigations, who interview witnesses, who assess evidence for every federal court nominee should be the folks doing the fact finding initially and then present their conclusions to the Judiciary Committee before we hear from both witnesses. It is my hope that Deborah Ramirez would also come forward to the Judiciary Committee and testify, but it’s important for us to remember, this is not a criminal trial. Dr. Ford and Ms. Ramirez are not on trial.

What’s at stake here is a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court and I think it’s important that the Senators on the Judiciary Committee and all of the Senators who are charged with advising and consenting to any nomination take our time, take this seriously, and show the American people that we can treat credibly and respectfully allegations of sexual assault.

More on the FBI investigation: They may not want it to happen, but I think it’s important to keep reminding your listeners that this is what happens in every federal nomination to a lifetime appointment to the judiciary. First. Second, that is what happened in the case now several decades ago where Professor Hill came forward with allegations. The White House directed the FBI to conduct an investigation. They did so in a matter of several days and, ultimately, that hearing of 20 witnesses.  It’s not unreasonable to expect the FBI to do its job here.

Sen. Coons on whether his vote could change: I publicly said I will vote against Judge Kavanaugh based on his extreme views as a judge about presidential power. These additional allegations are gravely concerning, but after his confirmation hearing I concluded I could not support him for the Supreme Court. ###https://www.coons.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/audio-sen-coons-whats-at-stake-here-is-a-lifetime-appointment-to-the-supreme-courtits-not-unreasonable-to-expect-the-fbi-to-do-its-job-here

NYTimes: “What Teenagers Think About the Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh High school girls said they recognized the way Mr. Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, was being criticized for speaking out… https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/21/us/brett-kavanaugh-high-school.html

Bill Barbot, who was a freshman at Georgetown Prep when Judge Kavanaugh was a senior, said Judge Kavanaugh and his clique were part of the school’s “fratty” culture. “There was a lot of talk and presumably a lot of action about sexual conquest with girls,” Mr. Barbot said…” NYTimes: “Kavanaugh’s Yearbook Page Is ‘Horrible, Hurtful’ to a Woman It Namedhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/24/business/brett-kavanaugh-yearbook-renate.html

Opinion | Pigs All the Way Downhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/24/opinion/columnists/kavanaugh-georgetown-supreme-court.html