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‘Did not further investigate’: FBI confirms it ignored tips about Brett Kavanaugh and sexual assault

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By John Byrne FBI Director Chris Wray admitted in a Senate hearing on Thursday that the FBI forwarded to the White House the hundreds of tips it received about Brett Kavanaugh in the fall of 2018, during his Supreme Court confirmation process, but did not first investigate them. Kavanaugh had been credibly accused of sexual misconduct by three women, and those accusations threatened to derail his confirmation. The revelation came as the FBI Director was questioned by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse during a Judiciary Committee hearing and was forced to admit that the Democratic Senator from Rhode I…

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