White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah told CNN's “New Day” that the FBI contacted 10 people as part of its reopened investigation into allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, and interviewed nine of them – none of whom corroborated claims levied against the Supreme Court nominee. Shah added that “Without getting in to the details, we feel very confident that when the senators have the opportunity to review this material, as they're just beginning to right now, that they are going to be comfortable confirming Judge Kavanaugh” after they see the results of the investigation. On CNN, White House spox @RajShah45 says FBI “contacted” 10 people as part of its investigation of Kavanaugh.
pic.twitter.com/J2sZbYrj1u – Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) October 4, 2018 Late Wednesday night, Shah confirmed that the White House had received the FBI's supplemental report, tweeting in a three part statement: The White House has received the Federal Bureau of Investigation's supplemental background investigation into Judge Kavanaugh, and it is being transmitted to the Senate. With Leader McConnell's cloture filing, Senators have been given ample time to review this seventh background investigation.
With this additional information, the White House is fully confident the Senate will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.” – White House Spokesman Raj Shah Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) confirmed delivery early Thursday morning, where he tweeted the details of how the document would be handled; Supplemental FBI background file for Judge Kavanaugh has been received by @senjudiciary Ranking Member Feinstein & I have agreed to alternating EQUAL access for senators to study content from additional background info gathered by non-partisan FBI agents. FBI supplement requested Friday sept 28 by bipartisan group of senators w specific scope of current/credible allegations.
Dr Ford & Judge Kavanaugh had opportunity to testify under oath b4 public/cmte to tell senators what they know. This FBI material will b handled per 2009 memorandum of understanding/MOU signed btwn Obama WHCounsel & then-SJC Chairman Leahy.
Their conduct is a disgrace – they never wanted the truth.