The Judiciary Committee chairman wrote that on September 25, Sen.
The upcoming Brett Kavanaugh investiture ceremony, the customary recognition of his place on the U.S. Supreme Court, is going to break tradition "due to security concerns", the Supreme Court has announced.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has referred a woman to the FBI after investigators reportedly found she had falsified her allegations about being assaulted by Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
Yale classmate Deborah Ramirez also said that a drunken Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a party and thrust his penis into her face.
"Such acts are not only unfair; they are potentially illegal", Grassley stressed.
But Grassley said that Swetnick's allegation, which was detailed in a sworn statement to the committee, contained obvious contradictions.
Turkey says 260000 Syrians have returned to 'Euphrates Shield' operation area
The Manbij Military Council that administers the town says the last Kurdish fighters left Manbij in July. Earlier this year, Turkey and the United States agreed the YPG would withdraw from Manbij.
The chairman already has referred lawyer Michael Avenatti and his client Julie Swetnick to the Justice Department for making false statements and obstructing of a congressional investigation.
The "Jane Doe" in the letter claimed that Kavanaugh and his friend "sexually assaulted and raped me in his vehicle", but provided no timeframe of the incident, and no return address.
It remains to be seen whether the one witness who has not recanted her allegations - Kavanaugh's original accuser, Christine Blasey Ford - will continue to stand by her accusations of sexual assault. Jane Doe will get no media attention, but I am deathly afraid of revealing any information about myself or my family. She claimed that she was not in fact "Jane Doe" but that she did send the letter to Harris, adding, "I did that as a way to grab attention".
"In short, during the committee " s time-sensitive investigation of allegations against Judge Kavanaugh, Ms. Munro-Leighton submitted a fabricated allegation, which diverted committee resources", Mr. Grassley wrote. The probe included interviews with Mark Judge, PJ Smyth, and Leland Keyser, whom Ford claimed were present when Kavanaugh allegedly threw her on a bed and tried to remove her clothes in the 1980s, the report says.
Friday on MSNBC's "All In", feminist and liberal activist Gloria Steinem said the one thing worse than having Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court was being married to him. "It is illegal to make materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement". He was there because he believes in the power of the presidency over the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations. They forced me to go into the backseat and took turns raping me several times each.
The anonymous, undated letter Munro-Leighton referenced was received by Democratic Sen.