‘Kavanaugh will be on the U.S. Supreme Court’: McConnell just erased any doubt about Republicans' intentions to hear Ford out

A big reason Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s accuser says she doesn’t want to testify in the Senate without first having her claims investigated by the FBI is she doesn’t think she’ll be treated objectively and fairly by politicians. Senate
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) just thoroughly justified
Christine Blasey Ford’s concerns. In comments Friday, he laid plain his
intention to put Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, apparently no matter
what Ford has to share.

Brett Kavanaugh: Trump nominee facing new scandal after Ed Whelan tweets

On Thursday night, conservative legal operative Ed Whelan sent a series of tweets suggesting that the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh were likely a case of mistaken identity.
His evidence was that a high school classmate of Kavanaugh’s kind of
looked like him, and lived in a childhood home that sounded similar to
the home where Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, described the
assault taking place.

'No accident' Brett Kavanaugh's female law clerks 'looked like models', Yale professor told students

A top professor at Yale Law School who strongly endorsed supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
as a “mentor to women” privately told a group of law students last year
that it was “not an accident” that Kavanaugh’s female law clerks all
“looked like models” and would provide advice to students about their
physical appearance if they wanted to work for him, the Guardian has

Attorney Sent Letter to Chuck Grassley and Dianne Feinstein Claiming Federal Court Employees Willing to Speak About Brett Kavanaugh

The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee were both approached in July
by an attorney claiming to have information relevant to the
confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. The attorney
claimed in his letter that multiple employees of the federal judiciary
would be willing to speak to investigators, but received no reply to
multiple attempts to make contact, he told The Intercept.

Obama’s Resistance to Investigating the Bush Administration Allowed Brett Kavanaugh to Skate Onto the Supreme Court

With full Democratic control of the federal government, calls came for
an investigation into the scandals of the Bush
administration, including torture, mass surveillance, and war
profiteering. While some called for criminal prosecutions, others wanted
hearings or an independent investigation that would — at minimum — put
into the public record the details of who did what and when.

How rightwing conspiracy theorists attacked Christine Blasey Ford's testimony

Conservatives did not stand idle while the FBI completed its limited investigation on Brett Kavanaugh.
While this unfolded, Dr Christine Blasey Ford has been subjected to a
full-frontal personal attack, which has been taken up by all segments of
rightwing media. But while most ostensibly respectable outlets contented themselves
with attacks on her credibility, others have leapt headlong into
conspiracy theory.