September 26, 2018
Judiciary Committee Releases Transcripts of Kavanaugh Interviews
WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee today released the transcripts of two interviews committee investigators conducted with Judge Brett Kavanaugh following allegations published in recent news reports. The first interview was conducted on Monday, September 17, 2018, one day after the Washington Post revealed Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s identity. Committee Democrats were invited but refused to take part in the interview. The second interview was conducted Tuesday, September 25, following allegations by Deborah Ramirez were published in the New Yorker. Committee Democrats were reportedly investigating Ramirez’s claims, but did not share such information with Committee Republicans. Committee Democrats attended this interview but declined to participate. The Committee conducted a third interview on Wednesday, September 26, in which Judge Kavanaugh was questioned about allegations raised by Julie Swetnick.
Each interview was conducted under penalty of felony. In each interview, Judge Kavanaugh denied the allegations against him. Judge Kavanaugh has agreed for the transcripts to be released.
**UPDATE: This post was updated to include the transcript from September 26, 2018.
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