At least one member of the judiciary committee has suggested that Kavanaugh is guilty of perjury.
Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee asked the National Archives Tuesday to release documents from Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s service in the George W. Bush White House.
The request tracks Democratic promises to scrutinize Kavanaugh even after his confirmation to the Supreme Court.
“The Senate Judiciary Committee received only a small fraction of Justice Kavanaugh’s White House records before voting on his nomination,” Democratic Reps. Jerry Nadler of California and Henry Johnson of Georgia wrote in a letter to the Archives. Nadler chairs the Judiciary Committee, while Johnson leads a subcommittee that oversees the federal bench.
Democrats say they are seeking the justice’s records in connection with the Judiciary Committee’s jurisdiction over judicial ethics and disqualification. The letter notes a House subcommittee recently held a hearing on transparency in the federal courts, while lawmakers are considering legislation that would impose a code of conduct on the justices.