They’re abandoning him in droves now.
After Brett Kavanaugh’s testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee demonstrated his lack of honesty and his aggressively angry temperament, even old friends and former law clerks are writing to the Committee to withdraw the support that they had previously offered.
Jennifer Bendery, the senior political reporter for The Huffington Post, tweeted the details of the defections by three of Kavanaugh’s former law clerks from the Washington DC Circuit Court, including a letter sent to the Judiciary Committee that expresses how “deeply troubled” they are by the allegations against him and that reinforces the necessity of a thorough FBI investigation into the charges that have been leveled.
It was not just former law clerks of Trump’s Supreme Court pick who have felt the need to renounce their earlier endorsements of his confirmation, Bendery also tweeted out links to a letter sent by Kavanaugh’s Yale Law School classmates who had earlier supported his nomination to the Supreme Court and which details the reasons behind their sudden changes of mind.
"Under the current circumstances, we fear that partisanship has injected itself into Judge Kavanaugh’s candidacy. That, and the lack of judicial temperament displayed on September 27 hearing, cause us to withdraw our support."
— Jennifer Bendery (@jbendery) October 2, 2018
With the news leaked today that the FBI will complete its investigation without speaking with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford or any of the 20 witnesses offered to them by his second accuser, his Yale classmate Deborah Ramirez, it looks like Trump and his Republican cronies are still hell-bent on ramming the Kavanaugh confirmation through the full Senate in a vote before the end of the week. That is unless three brave Republicans listen to the majority of the American people who have expressed their disgust that this deeply flawed candidate will be given a lifetime appointment to the nation’s highest court.
Senator Flake? Senator Murkowski? Senator Collins?
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