USA: Senators divided over FBI's Kavanaugh investigation

The leaders of the majority and minority in the US Senate commented on the release of the FBI background investigation into alleged sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, in Washington D.C. on Thursday. Senators reviewed the new FBI report into Kavanaugh’s background. His nomination is under threat after he was accused of sexual assault by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford at a high... Еще school party in the 1980s. He strongly denies the allegations. Senate Minority Leader Democrat Chuck Schumer commented on what he claimed were the FBI's constraints during the investigation, saying that «we Democrats had many fears that this would be an all too limited process, that would constrain the FBI from getting the facts.» «Having received the thorough briefing a few minutes ago, our fears have been realised. Our fears have been realised. This is not a through investigation.» Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the investigation had shown that «none of these last minute allegations have been corroborated, as is confirmed by the seventh and latest FBI investigation.» «Senator [Chuck] Grassley stated this morning, neither the Judiciary Committee, nor the FBI could locate any third parties who can attest to any of these allegations,» he added.

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