93% of his records withheld from the American people

43 witnesses barred from corroborating Ford's account & proving he perjured himself

2,400+ law professors oppose his confirmation, citing his partisan, conspiratorial rant which betrayed a clear "lack of judicial temperament"
Any one of these would be disqualifying for a Supreme Court nominee.

Taken together, they are evidence that Kavanaugh is unfit to serve on ANY bench.
American Bar Association reopens evaluation of #Kavanaugh's "well-qualified" rating, based on his unhinged performance during a Senate hearing last week pbs.org/newshour/polit…
"The article referred to a typical Holton [the private HS from which Ford graduated] student as a “Holton Hosebag,” which meant a “woman who exists for a man’s pleasure, a human receptacle for semen, and just thrown away like you would a bag" washingtonpost.com/local/celebrat…
"We had no concern for the truth," Mark Judge wrote. "We were mocking people without pointing to what we found good — aside from drinking, sex and violent homemade movies.”

What exactly did that last one entail? Recording drunken sexual assaults?
"McGahn told Trump that even though the White House was facing a storm of condemnation for limiting the F.B.I. background check into #Kavanaugh, a wide-ranging inquiry would be potentially disastrous for his chances of confirmation to the Supreme Court" nytimes.com/2018/10/05/us/…
So this is why a single copy of the FBI report was provided for 100 senators, which they were given minutes to read, in a SCIF, and barred from discussing publicly.

Even the FBI's sham investigation could not obscure the fact of #Kavanaugh's perjury.
Thread on article in #pt. The manipulation of the FBI investigation is the fulfillment of Trump's goal: shield allies from accountability, "lock her up" for adversaries
“Hellllllooooo. Don’t F****** TELL PEOPLE BRETT GOT IN TOUCH WITH ME!!! I TOLD YOU AT THE TIME THAT WAS IN CONFIDENCE!!!”

Two of #Kavanaugh's classmates reveals texts indicating possible witness tampering before Debbie Ramirez's allegations became public nbcnews.com/politics/supre…
The missing 93%:

Two FOIA lawsuits point to thousands of #Kavanaugh documents that have not been disclosed to the Senate, including his role in the Senate hacking scandal & his work on the USA Patriot Act and domestic surveillance programs @nycsouthpaw yahoo.com/news/lawsuits-…
Among the tips FBI received: a Yale classmate's allegation that an “uncontrollably, incoherently drunk” #Kavanaugh vandalized his truck, & refused to pay for the damage when confronted at a meeting of Truth and Courage, the secret society both belonged to
wsj.com/livecoverage/k…
"Truth and Courage members met twice weekly through senior year to hang out and drink. When “heavily drunk,” #Kavanaugh could turn “belligerent, offensive and even possibly criminal," the notarized statement says." (h/t @KagroX)
Republicans supported #Kavanaugh, not because they didn't believe his accusers, but because they did.
Republican senator from Texas gloats over a Supreme Court nominee committing perjury with impunity.

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