Saturday, September 22, 2018

Gillibrand: Asking Kavanaugh’s Accuser to Testify ‘Is Silencing Her’

By Craig Bannister | September 20, 2018

Giving Christine Blasey Ford the opportunity to testify about her unsubstantiated accusations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is, somehow, silencing her, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) declared Wednesday night.

Refusing to launch an FBI investigation into Ford’s claims is also “silencing her,” Sen. Gillibrand said in a tweet:
“Denying Dr. Ford an FBI investigation is silencing her. Forcing her into a sham hearing is silencing her. And pushing through Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation is silencing her.”
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has offered Ford four options:
  1. A public hearing;
  2. A private hearing;
  3. A public staff interview; or
  4. A private staff interview.
"I am even willing to have my staff travel to Dr. Ford in California -- or anywhere else -- to obtain her testimony," Grassley said, noting that Judge Kavanaugh "immediately agreed to cooperate" and he sat for a transcribed interview, under penalty of felony, on Monday...........To Read More....

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