Senate Judiciary Committee Should Immediately Call for FBI Investigation or Withdraw Kavanaugh Nomination

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

“In light of these most recent disturbing allegations by Deborah Ramirez against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the confirmation process should be immediately halted and Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans should immediately call for a thorough investigation by the FBI. If this does not happen then Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination should be withdrawn.”

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