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Kavanaugh Accuser Admits: I Made Up Claims of Sexual Assault to "Get Attention"
Townhall.com ^ | November 2, 2018 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 11/03/2018 5:28:06 AM PDT by Kaslin

A woman who accused Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault admitted to congressional investigators she made up her claims to "get attention."

According to a letter sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions late Friday afternoon, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley referred Judy Munro-Leighton for criminal prosecution and revealed her actions were part of a ploy to take down Kavanaugh's nomination. 

From the letter, bolding is mine: 

Given her relatively unique name, Committee investigators were able to use open-source research to locate Ms. Munro-Leighton and determine that she: (1) is a left-wing activist; (2) is decades older than Judge Kavanaugh; and (3) lives in neither the Washington DC area nor California, but in Kentucky.

On November 1, 2018, Committee investigators connected with Ms. Munro-Leighton  by  phone  and  spoke  with  her  about  the  sexual-assault  allegations  against  Judge Kavanaugh she had made to the Committee.  Under questioning by Committee investigators, Ms. Munro-Leighton admitted, contrary to her prior claims, that she had not been sexually assaulted by Judge Kavanaugh and was not the author of the original “Jane Doe” letter.  When directly asked by  Committee  investigators  if  she  was,  as  she  had  claimed,  the  “Jane  Doe”  from  Oceanside  California who had sent the letter to Senator Harris, she admitted: “No, no, no.  I did that as a way to grab attention.

She further confessed to Committee investigators that (1) she “just wanted to get attention”; (2) “it was a tactic”; and (3) “that was just a ploy.”  She told Committee investigators that she had called Congress multiple times during the Kavanaugh hearing process – including prior to the time Dr.  Ford’s  allegations  surfaced  –  to  oppose  his  nomination.  

Regarding  the  false  sexual-assault allegation she made via her email to the Committee, she said: “I was angry, and I sent it out.” When asked by Committee investigators whether she  had  ever  met  Judge  Kavanaugh,  she  said:  “Oh Lord, no.”  

Grassley has also referred Julie Swetnik, Michael Avanetti and an unnamed man for criminal prosecution after making false claims to congressional investigators.

"The Committee is grateful to citizens who come forward with relevant information in good faith, even if they are not one hundred percent sure about what they know...But when individuals intentionally mislead the Committee, they divert Committee resources during time-sensitive investigations and materially impede our work. Such acts are not only unfair; they are potentially illegal," Grassley wrote. "It is illegal to make materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements to Congressional investigators. It is illegal to obstruct Committee investigations."


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: brettkavanaugh; chuckgrassley; demlies; lies; scnomination; smearcampaign; supremecourt
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1 posted on 11/03/2018 5:28:06 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

And yet the braindead, “highly educated” commie “progs” still say that although she admits to lying and making up her bull**** story, we still have to “believe” her because she has female sexual organs. Sorry, I know bull**** when I see bull**** and I don’t even own a horse or a cowboy hat anymore.


2 posted on 11/03/2018 5:31:42 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (#NotARussianBot)
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To: Kaslin

Hopefully she will get all of the attention that she deserves from the FBI and a dedicated prosecutor.

Christine Ballsey-Ford deserves the very same level of attention, too.


3 posted on 11/03/2018 5:34:09 AM PDT by Howie66 ("...Against All Enemies, Foreign and Democrat.....")
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To: Kaslin
I really hope that all of these people including Blasey-Ford are convicted and spend the rest of their lives in prison for their conspiracy and perjury, and for their black-hearted willingness to destroy a good man simply because his nomination was inconvenient to their cause.

I want them to become a warning to others.

4 posted on 11/03/2018 5:36:52 AM PDT by 60Gunner (The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men. - Plato)
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To: 60Gunner
Amen! Breaking laws without consequences dooms us, as the rule of law is in effect no more.

"What makes citizens obey the law is not always their sterling character. Instead, fear of punishment -- the shame of arrest, fines or imprisonment -- more often makes us comply with laws. Law enforcement is not just a way to deal with individual violators but also a way to remind society at large that there can be no civilization without legality."

5 posted on 11/03/2018 5:40:08 AM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase
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To: Kaslin

Lock her up


6 posted on 11/03/2018 5:40:31 AM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Kaslin
None of the major news websites except Fox (and British Daily Mail) are reporting this, more than twelve hours after it broke. Is anyone surprised.

7 posted on 11/03/2018 5:41:00 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Kill-googl,TWITR,FACBK,NYT,WaPo,Hlywd,CNN,NFL,BLM,CAIR,Antifa,SPLC,ESPN,NPR,NBA)
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To: Right Wing Assault

I’m not.


8 posted on 11/03/2018 5:42:47 AM PDT by Kaslin (And that is not)
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To: Kaslin

I’d give a lessor sentence to the admitted liars. This in order to get other liars to tell the truth. Nail the ones hard who won’t back down from the con


9 posted on 11/03/2018 5:43:16 AM PDT by Nateman (If the left is not screaming, you are doing it wrong.)
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To: Kaslin

What a dunce. If she had only had a top Democrat lawyer like Michael Avenatti, he’d have advised her to keep her mouth shut, double down on the accusation, and get rich off the book and movie contracts. But the silly gal broke down and told the truth. This shows the sophistication gap between a place like Kentucky and elite enclaves on the coasts.


10 posted on 11/03/2018 5:46:23 AM PDT by sphinx
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To: Kaslin

Which of those that were so quick to deny him the assumption of innocence are going to step forward and remove the nails from this crucifixion?


11 posted on 11/03/2018 5:49:13 AM PDT by son of terrence
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To: Kaslin

She must be lying about lying because according to feminists women never lie about sexual assault.


12 posted on 11/03/2018 5:49:36 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (The first step in ending the war on white people is to recognize it exists.)
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To: Kaslin
NOTHING will happen to these LIARS and DESTROYERS of GOOD PEOPLE!!

DEMOCRATS ARE VILE< EVIL and VICIOUS!

13 posted on 11/03/2018 5:50:16 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Kaslin

I never heard of this accuser, but they need to prosecute Sweetlodge and Ballsy Ford or this is still a circus. Put pressure on Sessions to do something and if he passes then fire him. Before or after the election, doesn’t matter.


14 posted on 11/03/2018 5:50:23 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Howie66
And they need to confiscate all of CBFs $1,000,000+ she netted from her B.S. story. Then take that money and give it to the men that have had their lives destroyed by such lowlifes. (And I say this as a man that had his life and reputation ruined by similar means).
15 posted on 11/03/2018 5:51:15 AM PDT by Deepeasttx
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To: FlingWingFlyer
And yet the braindead, “highly educated” commie “progs” still say that although she admits to lying and making up her bull**** story, we still have to “believe” her because she has female sexual organs. Sorry, I know bull**** when I see bull**** and I don’t even own a horse or a cowboy hat anymore.

Lying and believing in - or at least supporting - lies are two of the left's sacraments. Take the lies out of progressivism/socialism/communism and it wouldn't run any more than a car without fuel.

Mr. niteowl77

16 posted on 11/03/2018 5:52:45 AM PDT by niteowl77 ("I am equally hostile to unbridled power whether exercised by the head or tail of society.")
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To: 60Gunner

I find it very interesting that Ford has completely disappeared, and not doing the talk show circuit or making bank on book deals. Shouldn’t she be the face of the MeToo movement by now? Perhaps running for office? Sharing the stage with Pelosi?


17 posted on 11/03/2018 5:55:19 AM PDT by cld51860 (Volo pro veritas)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

This whole routine about women not lying is one of the most absurd things I have ever heard, the main difference between women and men on the subject of lying is that women lie more and are better at it because they are capable of believing their own lies. Most of them can’t get a story straight even if they try. Anyone who doubts should simply tell his wife some short simple story and ask her to repeat it to him. Of course most men can’t get a story straight either but the women are worse at it even than men.


18 posted on 11/03/2018 6:07:18 AM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: Kaslin

Since she admitted it, if she goes on national TV prime time, all networks, and issues an apology, I’d be Ok with her doing community service for 5 years instead of jail time.


19 posted on 11/03/2018 6:10:22 AM PDT by I want the USA back (The country is suffering from a hysterical obsession with race, skin color and national origin.)
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To: Howie66

Hopefully she will get all of the attention that she deserves from the FBI and a dedicated prosecutor.

Sure she will.


20 posted on 11/03/2018 6:12:12 AM PDT by gibsonguy
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