Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) told CNN on Tuesday that “it’s deeply disturbing” for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to have “this many allegations” against him, explaining she had filed an impeachment resolution against him in order to “get to the truth.”
“It’s deeply disturbing that someone that serves on the highest court in the land could have this many allegations,” Pressley said.
“One of the reasons why I ran for Congress is to fight for the healing and the justice of all survivors.”@RepPressley filed a resolution to impeach Kavanaugh.
“It’s deeply disturbing that someone that serves on the highest court of the land could have this many allegations.” pic.twitter.com/Ob2hVKOwQR
— CNN Newsroom (@CNNnewsroom) September 17, 2019
The freshman lawmaker criticized as “fundamentally flawed” the FBI investigation and Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last September that examined an allegation of sexual assault against Kavanaugh ahead of his confirmation to the high court.
Pressley, a survivor of sexual assault, called on other members of the Democratic caucus to get behind her impeachment push, including Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), who had urged the Massachusetts representative to “get real,” CNN reported.
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SOURCE: CNN, by Justine Coleman