Lindsey Graham Wants To Investigate Whether Someone Leaked Kavanaugh Accuser's Name

This image released by the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday Sept. 26 2018 in Washington shows Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh's calendar from the Summer of 1982

This image released by the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday Sept. 26 2018 in Washington shows Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh's calendar from the Summer of 1982

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham gave a master class in how it's done, almost foaming at the mouth.

"Senate Democrats exploited Dr. Ford and smeared Judge Kavanaugh, all for political gain".

"I don't want to reward that kind of behavior", he said of Democrats. Because I got here the same way anyone else did, " said Graham before going on a long tirade.

"I hope the American people can see through this sham", he added.

At another, she said when asked about her emotional state: "I think that's a great question". It contains mildly objectionable language.

Graham, a South Carolina Republican who is on the Senate Judiciary Committee, told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" Sunday that Kavanaugh displayed the temperament "of a man who was innocent". During the earlier session with Ms. Blasey Ford, Republicans deferred to a female sex-crimes prosecutor hired specifically to ask questions.

Over the weekend, after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to pass Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate, the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced it would investigate the allegations against the judge, who if confirmed by the Senate, would serve a life term as a Supreme Court justice.

Graham's rebuttal came after Kavanaugh refused to endorse halting the review of his nomination so the FBI can investigate the allegations made by Blasey Ford and two other women. Some will react the way Donald Trump did, by saying what amounted to "You know what liars women are".

As far as leaking the original letter, Dr. Ford claims she only told Sen.

"God, I hate to say it because these have been my friends, but let me tell you, when it comes to this, if you're looking for a fair process, you came to the wrong town at the wrong time, my friend".

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's deceptions have been catching up to her, and lately the California Democrat's been repeatedly called on them.

In his opening statement and at multiple points prior to, during and since the hearing, Kavanaugh categorically and unequivocally denied ever assaulting Ford or any other woman.

The latest polling for Missouri's U.S. Senate race indicates the incumbent's decision to vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh hasn't moved the needle even an inch one way or the other. His powerhouse speech not only supported Kavanaugh and not only scolded Democrats; he rallied his Republican colleagues behind the nominee.

Sen. Graham vowed to investigate the letter after the vote to approve Judge Kavanaugh.

Kavanaugh and Graham were both following the Trumpian model: When in doubt, deny, rage, downplay and then attack your accusers as partisan plants.

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