Raw Story: House Democrats under pressure to investigate Brett Kavanaugh for possible perjury


According to a report at The Daily Beast, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) is under increasing pressure from progressive groups to open an investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh over accusations he perjured himself during his congressional hearings.

While Nadler is fending off a growing number of House Democrats who want to open impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, he is also on the receiving end of a campaign to demand documents from the National Archives related to Kavanaugh’s prior writings on Roe v. Wade while he served in President George W. Bush’s administration.

Those documents were denied to Democrats during Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings despite a request from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

According to the report, Demand Justice, a progressive organization focused on the nation’s judiciary, has scheduled digital ads in Nadler’s district demanding he focus on seeking the Kavanaugh documents.

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