White House Gives FBI More Freedom in Kavanaugh Probe

FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its ...

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His comments came after Christine Blasey Ford, a California psychologist, said during emotional testimony before the committee that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her decades ago when they were teenagers.

A lawyer for Mr Judge - a childhood friend of Mr Kavanaugh - said on Monday that his client's interview "has not been completed".

FBI investigators had not reached out to a third woman who said she witnessed Kavanaugh engage in "inappropriate contact of a sexual nature with women in the early 1980s", her attorney, Michael Avenatti, wrote on Twitter early Sunday morning.

After embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh told senators under oath on Thursday that allegations of his unhealthy drinking habits were unfounded, one of his former Yale University classmates is now reportedly preparing to tell the Federal Bureau of Investigation that in his experience that was not the case.

It will also question Mark Judge, a friend of Kavanaugh who Ford said witnessed the assault, and Leland Keyser and P.J. Smyth, who she said were at the gathering.

Democrats expressed concern on Sunday about reported efforts to stymie the probe, which comes after the Judiciary Committee approved Mr Kavanaugh's nomination on Friday before it goes to the full Senate for a final vote.

The administration denied it was trying to control the probe, which the Judiciary Committee said on Friday "would be limited to current credible allegations" and wrapped up within a week. "I sometimes feel like a man temporarily without a party", Flake said.

Coons said Kavanaugh "went over a line", referencing the heated exchanges between Kavanaugh and Sen.

In Thursday's extraordinary hearing, Kavanaugh vehemently denied the sexual abuse allegations, and also aggressively challenged suggestions he had a drinking problem at the time.

Inside the White House, strategists view it differently.

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"The investigation is a farce and is being run by Donald Trump", Avenatti said.

"They were clearly passionate and determined that I hear them", said Flake about the two activists, Ana Maria Archila and Maria Gallagher, who accosted Flake in an elevator just after he announced that he would vote for Judge Kavanaugh. But he said the statements Kavanaugh is making now do matter. "Can you imagine if I had, what a mess I'd be?"

During his very first joint camera interview with new girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle for Daily Mail TV, Don stated: 'I've got boys, and I've got girls.

At a White House event on the opioid crisis past year, Trump had used the term "difficulty" as a euphemism for addiction and explained that his brother had warned him to never drink.

Amid the most shamelessly partisan, smear-filled Supreme Court confirmation process ever, President Trump offered a little levity in a way that only he could do.

"I would hope that all the members of the committee would join me in saying we're going to abide by your wishes and we will have that investigation", Durbin said.

Flagg said the polygraph that Ford said she took will not be admissible. "I have a very open mind". Trump did not elaborate.

The FBI is spending a week looking into allegations of sexual misconduct against Mr Kavanaugh after President Trump ordered an investigation.

Chris Dudley and Dan Murphy said they had never seen the nominee black out at college or behave inappropriately with women.

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