Additional 85,000 Pages of Kavanaugh’s WHCO Records Become Public
Committee receives supplemental questionnaire material
WASHINGTON – The Senate
Judiciary Committee today released more than 85,000 pages of material from
Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s service as a White House lawyer, bringing the total
volume of Judge Kavanaugh’s public Executive Branch records to more than
287,000 pages. The previous high water mark for such material was roughly
180,000 pages released during the committee’s consideration of Justice Neil
Gorsuch. The committee also received additional material to supplement
Judge Kavanaugh’s committee questionnaire, which is also publicly available.
records from Judge Kavanaugh’s service in the White House Counsel’s Office
during the George W. Bush Administration were initially produced to the
committee by President Bush on a committee confidential basis while they were
prepared for public release. Today’s release is the sixth subset of that
material to become public and includes records from each of President Bush’s
previous productions to the committee. It includes:
material is being posted HERE
as it becomes available.
Chairman’s team has completed its initial review of more than 430,000 of
Executive Branch material from Judge Kavanaugh’s work as a government lawyer.
This includes, 408,000-plus pages of material submitted by President Bush, as
well as more than 22,000 pages of documents from the Office of Independent
Counsel Ken Starr provided by the National Archives and Records Administration.
That’s in addition to reviewing other public material, including more than
10,000 pages of the judicial opinions that Judge Kavanaugh wrote or joined in
his 12 years of service on the D.C. Circuit and more than 17,000 pages of
academic writings, speeches and other material Judge Kavanaugh submitted
to the committee in response to its bipartisan questionnaire.