Senators swap accusations over past FBI Kavanaugh probes


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday accused Republicans of “mishandling” specifics about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, demanding they correct a compensation claim that past FBI background reports contained no information regarding inappropriate sexual behavior or alcohol abuse.

In a letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, eight in the 10 Democrats for the panel said information confined in a Republican Twitter posting “is absolutely not accurate and has to be immediately corrected.”

The tweet they hated stated, “Nowhere in different of these six FBI reports, that your committee has reviewed for a bipartisan basis, was there ever a whiff of ANY issue – in the slightest degree – related in whatever way to inappropriate sexual behavior or excessive drinking.”

Further details on the Democrats cant be found provided. They noted inside letter, seen by Reuters, them to be “limited” in what they’ll say regarding the background investigation within the public setting.

Judiciary Committee Republicans countered your Twitter post was accurate.

“Nothing in your tweet is inaccurate or misleading. The committee stands by its statement, that is definitely completely truthful. More baseless innuendo plus more ! false smears from Senate Democrats,” committee Republicans said on Twitter.