Kavanaugh Hearing Prosecutor Would Not Recommend Charges

  • 2018-09-28
  • Source: TTN
  • by: TTN Staff
Kavanaugh Hearing Prosecutor Would Not Recommend Charges
 
The prosecutor who conducted the questioning at the Kavanaugh hearing told GOP Senators that she would not charge Judge Brett Kavanaugh with a crime.

According to Fox News:

The sex-crimes prosecutor Republicans hired to question Brett Kavanaugh and accuser Christine Blasey Ford at Thursday's hearing told senators the case would not hold up in a courtroom, sources told Fox News—guidance that could prove critical as wavering lawmakers prepare to vote. 

The prosecutor, Rachel Mitchell, spoke at an overnight meeting where all 51 Republican senators were present, two people briefed on the session said. 

“Mitchell spelled it out and was clear with senators that she could not take this anywhere near a courtroom,” one source told Fox News. She told them she would not charge the Supreme Court nominee and reportedly said she wouldn't even seek a search warrant. 

Mitchell’s opinion could sway fence-sitting senators ahead of a critical Senate Judiciary Committee vote set for Friday afternoon.

It is looking more and more like Kavanaugh will get GOP support in the committee and will move on to the full Senate where he could likely be confirmed.

 Source: TTN
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