FBI investigates Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh allegations

President Trump calls for a "comprehensive" but "quick" investigation into claims of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh after Sen. Jeff Flake urged GOP colleagues to support such an investigation.
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Senator Jeff flake. I'm a proud conservative and lifelong Republican. That does not make Democrats my enemies in New Hampshire tonight the first state to vote in the presidential election stand senator Jeff flake a hero. I want to thank him. Real act of honor there or hang up depending on how you see I'm not sure if I had a 100% agree with that his Republican senator who pushed a post on the Supreme Court vote. And forced an FBI investigation from that dinar member of the college Republicans at saint Anselm pound flakes move was just another delay. I think he will get confirmed at the end of the day. I don't really think this FBI investigation will show much but the young Democrats here protesting outside of flakes event praise him for the move. We've seen that senator place. Is capable of reacting to human interactions as protest over judge Greg cabin now royal outside of flights events in New Hampshire and Boston. Sparks flew him out in Tennessee as president trump rally the support. Democrats are will. Any thing had to hurt anyone. To get their way like they're doing with judge Chapman are. It trying to destroy it since the very first second. It was announced. Friday the White House ordered the FBI to conduct a limited one week investigation. Only interviewing certain people. But now the White House's ease those limits in the FBI has been authorized to interview anyone wants the investigation centers around doctor Christine blahs you Ford's allegation of sexual assault and never Ramirez the college acquaintance of Kavanagh. Who accused him of exposing himself. Kavanagh has denied both allegations I think the FBI should do what they have to do to get to the answer. Boehner is has been contacted net an interview with the FBI according to a source. She also provide a FBI agents with a list of witnesses the FBI has also interviewed mark judge and Patrick. Who Bosnia for alleges wrap the party where her assault occurred the accusations of a third woman Julie swept neck will not be in the FBI's per year. If you only have a week. The last thing you want to do this for yourself too thin as far as its top picture trying to investigate investigators will also be looking at Kavanagh is drinking habits I train your friends. Almost everyone did something the president also highlighted today like never had alcohol can you imagine if I had what do message being. What I'd be there might be the world's worst I watched that hearing and I watch demands saying that he did have difficulty as a young men. With strength where first things he emotional and polarizing Supreme Court hearings captivated the country doctor Ford. With what degree of certainty do you believe Brett Cavanaugh salt. 100%. I've never sexually assaulted anyone high school aren't college. Not ever earth and that was the stunning bipartisan deal hit both shots consumed the nation it all revolved around these two men. Senator flake of Arizona and Democrat Chris cones of Delaware. My friend Jeff flake. Listen to his heart and listen to their concerns and to his doubts. On Friday senator flake had already announced his intention to vote to confirm judge Cavanaugh put on this board to the Judiciary Committee. He was confronted by d.s protests. And says they were survivors of sexual assault. Hours later flick unexpectedly walked out. Some name coombs to Jordan. And when they came back like announce something no Republican had agreed to that day. That he would sigh with Democrats this. It's countries being ripped apart here but on CBS flick did reveal that his compromise would not be made if he wasn't retiring from the senate. I wonder could you have done this. If you were running from Hollywood. Not a checked there's no value to reaching across the aisle there's no currency for that anymore there's no incentive. Still this rare stroke of bipartisanship. Isn't a first for flake. Elsewhere the best. Given the old adage no man is an island new Manger literally straightening himself on one for the show arrival survival. With a Democrat no less senator Martin hi I'm years in a New Hampshire tonight. As speculation grows over a possible White House run sowing seeds of a new kind of politics. It's reached the point where it's not a partisan issue anymore for me it's an issue. If this man actually sexually assaulted a woman. Ultimately. The only tribe. To which any of us owes allegiance is the American trial.

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