Tom Cotton just confirmed Dianne Feinstein’s worst nightmare. After the Kavanaugh smear job fell flat, Tom said the GOP will right this egregious wrong.
Oh, they can’t put Kavanaugh’s reputation back together nor can they fix the damage done to Chrissy Ford – those cats are out of the bag.
But the GOP can and will hold those responsible for the farce of the century. Tom confirmed that Dianne and her staff and the lawyers who lied to Ford (they never told her she could stay in California and testify so they could create a spectacle) will face justice.
Speaking on CBS ‘Face The Nation’ Cotton confirmed Dianne Feinstein’s worst nightmare.
SENATOR TOM COTTON: Well John, first off, let’s understand what we had to have this hearing. Miss Ford made these allegations in a confidential letter to Dianne Feinstein in July, shortly after Brett Kavanaugh was nominated.
The very night he was nominated, Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, said that he would do everything in his power to stop the nomination. And that’s what happened. For three months, the Democrats have turned the advise and consent process into a search and destroy mission.
These allegations are completely unsupported by any evidence. What evidence there is to a 36 year old claim, all support Judge Kavanaugh’s denial.
But the- the Democrats have disgraced this process and the United States Senate in the orchestrated smear campaign of character assassination they’ve run against Judge Kavanaugh.
SEN. COTTON: No no no no no. No, John let me talk to you about that. Let me talk to your listeners about- or your viewers about that. There is a well established process of confidentiality on the committee. Dianne Feinstein could have showed that letter to Chuck Grassley and the two of them, as the leaders of that committee could have shared it with the FBI who could have discreetly conducted this inquiry in July and in August without betraying Miss Ford’s confidences.
And they have betrayed her. They pointed her to lawyers who lied to her and did not tell her that the committee staff was willing to go to California to interview her. All that- now all of that is water under the bridge.
Those lawyers are going to face a D.C. bar investigation into their misconduct. Dianne Feinstein and her staff is going to face an investigation for why they leaked that. All of this could have been done discreetly it happens hundreds of time- hundreds of times every year in the Judiciary Committee.