Published: Sun, November 04, 2018
World News | By Sandy Lane

Second Kavanaugh Accuser Referred to DOJ After Admitting She Lied

Second Kavanaugh Accuser Referred to DOJ After Admitting She Lied

Grassley referred another one of the women who claimed to be assaulted by Kavanaugh to Sessions and Wray in late October, along with her attorney.

Grassley recently referred Michael Avenatti and Julie Swetnick to the Justice Department alleging they made "materially false" statements to the committee during their investigation.

Susan Walsh/APRetired Justice Anthony Kennedy, right, ceremonially swears-in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, as President Donald Trump looks on, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, October 8, 2018. Under questioning by Committee investigators, Ms. Munro-Leighton admitted, contrary to her prior claims, that she had not been sexually assaulted by Judge Kavanaugh and was not the author of the original "Jane Doe" letter.

"No, no, no. I did that as a way to grab attention", Munro-Leighton said to investigators.

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President Trump sounds off on a recent alleged admission by one of the women accusing now Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

Grassley referred Munro-Leighton to the FBI for investigation into the false statements and for obstruction of the Committee's investigations. Her full comments to investigators were not made available and efforts by USA TODAY to reach Munro-Leighton were unsuccessful. "It is illegal to make materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements to Congressional investigators". What about the others?

During a Republican rally in Montana on Saturday, he informed voters that Munro-Leighton's attack on Kavanaugh - which he viewed as character assassination - was completely made up.

September 25: Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, received an anonymous handwritten letter from "Jane Doe" which alleged that Kavanaugh and another male had raped her multiple times in a auto. "And we're supposed to sit back and take it".

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The letter was signed by a Jane Doe from Oceanside, Calif.

"I was angry and I sent it out", she added. It's not clear at this time if these concerns had to do with the reporting of a specific threat - again, they say its just "an abundance of caution" - but it has been reported in the past the Kavanaugh and his family have received death threats.

A Democrat, Munro-Leighton allegedly admitted she acted out of anger, several media outlets reported.

"Following the separate and extensive investigations by both the Committee and the FBI, there was no evidence to substantiate any of the claims of sexual assault made against Justice Kavanaugh", the report states.

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Throughout the process, Kavanaugh - a married father of two daughters and a highly respected judge on the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit - vehemently denied all such accusations and maintained his innocence.

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