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Kavanaugh denies alleged misconduct in high school
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has publicly denied allegations that he forced himself on a woman in high school. This comes after sen Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) allegedly, a letter of request to the FBI.
More than five dozen women came forward Friday to defend Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh against an alleged high school incident, the President of Trump’s pick for the” high court called “a good man is.”
To have the 65 women who claim that Kavanaugh knew for more than 35 years, wrote a letter to the Senate judiciary Committee to vouch for his character.
“We are women, the well-known Brett Kavanaugh for more than 35 years, and knew him while he was in high school between 1979 and 1983. For the entire time we have known Brett Kavanaugh, he has behaved honorably and treated women with respect,” the letter to. “We believe it is important to convey this information to the Committee at this time.”
The women wrote that, during Kavanaugh Georgetown Preparatory School, an all-boys high school in Bethesda, Maryland visited, they knew him by “social events, sports, Church and various other activities.”
“Many of us remained close friends with him and his family over the years. Through the more than 35 years, we have wrote to have known him, Brett has stood for his friendship, character and integrity,” she said. “In particular, he always treats women with decency and respect. That was true when he was in high school, and it has remained true to this day.”
She added: “The signatories of the letter to a broad spectrum of political views. Many of us are not lawyers, but we know that Brett Kavanaugh as a person. And he was always a good person.”
The letter comes in the midst of a controversy by the Senate judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif lit,., to say who released a statement this week, she turned the information over Kavanaugh about the FBI. You have no Details of the indictment, and Republicans have accused her of trying to orchestrate a last-minute smear.
“I have information from a Person about the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme court,” Feinstein said in a surprise statement. “That individual urgently confidentiality requested, went to the front to come up or continue to press the matter, and I have honored that decision. I have, however, pointed to the Federal investigation authorities.”
Fox News confirmed that the letter with a statement about Kavanaugh, while in high school in the 1980s. A woman who was also accused in the high school at the time, to force Kavanaugh of keeping them down, and tried to her at a party before they escape. The details were first of all, The New Yorker reported.
The woman also claimed that Kavanaugh was joined by a friend who turned to hide the music, their protests. The unnamed classmate, although, according to reports, the New Yorker said, “I have no memory.”
Kavanaugh denied the accusations on Friday.
“I deny categorically and unequivocally, this claim. I didn’t, back in school, or at any time,” Kavanaugh, 53, said in a statement.
The White house blasted the charges on Thursday.
“On the eve of his confirmation, Sen. Feinstein or someone the specter of a new “information raised” about him,” White House spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said in a statement.
The allegations come after Kavanaugh Capitol Hill grilling, confirmation, and before the Committee vote on sending his nomination to the full Senate.
The FBI performs the background checks for all important employees of the government, including the Supreme Court nominees.
“After receipt of the information, on the night of may 12. September we it as part of the judge Kavanaugh of the background file is as per the standard process,” the FBI said in a statement.
Fox News has learned that the White house ask that the Bureau follow up on the letter for the matter to be investigated further.
Despite the controversy, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said there is no plan to delay, Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
Grassley put the cover of the vote on Kavanaugh for Sept. 20, and the Republicans hope to confirm it by the start of the trial on October. 1.
Fox News’ Alex Pappas, Mike Emanuel, John Roberts and Jake Gibson contributed to this report.
Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.