Democrats Raise New Concerns About FBI Background Check Of Brett Kavanaugh

The FBI said it had received 4,500 tips and had provided “all relevant” ones to the White House counsel’s office.

7/23/2021 1:47:00 PM

The FBI said it had received 4,500 tips and had provided “all relevant” ones to the White House counsel’s office.

The FBI revealed that it had received 4,500 tips and had provided “all relevant” ones to the White House counsel’s office.

after the FBI revealed that it had received thousands of tips and had provided “all relevant” ones to the White House counsel’s office.FBI Director Christopher Wray, responding to longstanding questions from Democrats, disclosed in a letter late last month that it had received more than 4,500 tips as it investigated the nominee’s past following his 2018 nomination by President

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Donald Trump. The process was the first time that the FBI had set up a tip line for a nominee undergoing Senate confirmation, Wray said.A group of Democratic senators said in a letter to Wray dated Wednesday that his response “raises significant additional questions.” They called on him to explain, among other things, how many tips the FBI decided were relevant and what criteria agents used to make that determination and what policies and procedures were used to vet the tips. The senators also asked for more information about the tip line, including how it was staffed and how the tips were recorded or preserved.

“Your letter confirms that the FBI’s tip line was a departure from past practice and that the FBI was politically constrained by the Trump White House,” the senators wrote.Kavanaughwas confirmed to the Supreme Court in October 2018after a rancorous process in which claims emerged that he had sexually assaulted women three decades ago. He emphatically denied the allegations.

The FBI conducted a original background investigation into Kavanaugh that consisted of interviews with 49 people over the course of five days, Wray said. The bureau then did a supplemental background check after new information arose about a woman, Christine Blasey Ford, who alleged that Kavanaugh had assaulted her when they were teens. As part of that process, Wray said, the FBI interviewed 10 people over six days.

But, he stressed, the inquiry was limited in nature, without the “authorities, policies and procedures” that would be used for an FBI criminal investigation.Lawyers for Ford said in a statement that the FBI’s letter established that the investigation was a “sham and a major institutional failure” and chastised the bureau for not interviewing Ford or acting on the thousands of tips it received about Kavanaugh.

“Instead, it handed the information over to the White House, allowing those who supported Kavanaugh to falsely claim that the FBI found no wrongdoing,” said the lawyers, Debra Katz and Lisa Banks. Read more: HuffPost »

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We all knew. Look at his performance. Totally scary guy. 'Maybe it’s just me but I can’t get past the fact that the FBI Director set up a phony tip line for people to report information about Brett Kavanaugh, then secretly funneled the “relevant” info to the White House, thencovered it up for two years AND HE’S STILL THE FBI DIRECTOR'

Disturbing! “I like beer, don’t you?” We already had that crazy high school drama. It’s was a waste of time and energy. you are going to make him cry What’s gonna happen now?

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FBI ignored tips on Brett Kavanaugh, Senate Democrats chargeSeven Democratic senators on Thursday said that newly released materials show the FBI failed to fully investigate sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh when he was nominated to the court in 2018.

FBI Admits It Got 4,500 Tips on Brett Kavanaugh—Then Punted Them to Trump TeamWin McNamee/GettyThe FBI has revealed that it received 4,500 tips during its investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh but it only passed along some of them to White House lawyers, ignoring countless others.In a June 30 letter to Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Chris Coons (D-DE), an FBI assistant director, Jill Tyson, said that “all relevant tips” from a batch of 4,500 received during a 2018 investigation into former President Donald T Even if you use VAR, penalty is decided by man It was a sham investigation and everyone knew it. Shame on the FBI. Surprised? No. Trump & his administration was notorious for ignoring or not vetting at all. The Intel Community did its part but Trump and McConnell thwarted any effort to reveal the facts.

FBI Reportedly Did Nothing With 4,500 Tips on Kavanaugh Before Forwarding Them to TrumpThe agency said it didn't investigate the tips because officials were conducting a routine background check. sounds like the punchline of a joke. guess the jokes on us!

Democrats blast FBI as new details of Kavanaugh inquiry emergeA group of Democratic senators are demanding more answers from the FBI after the agency revealed new details about the limited scope of its supplemental investigation into the background of then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Attacking independent judiciary. Never a good look. Nothing good has ever come out of it. But not a peep about Michigan governor kidnapping scheme. And they won't even investigate Biden's rape at all. Despite the fact that there were plenty of witnesses in the Kavanaugh investigation REFUTING the accusation, compared to witnesses in the Biden case backing Reade up.

Democrats blast FBI as new details of Kavanaugh inquiry emergeThe FBI said it received 4,500 tips about then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and forwarded 'relevant' ones to the White House counsel's office; it is unclear what became of the tips after that. The FBI creates controversy over the selection of members of the judiciary Kavanaugh is a drunk and his drinking impairs his judgement. Kavanaugh needs a 12 step program