Alleged ‘Extraordinary’ New Disclosure Seeks to Delay Kavanaugh Confirmation

One thing is for sure, the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, or anyone else for that matter, by President trump has the Left throwing everything they have into the fray. This battle has seen all sorts of charges crawling out of the woodwork and out from under rocks. Now there is a privacy group, The Electronic Privacy Information Center, clamoring for a delay in the Kavanaugh hearings. They want time to follow up on where the Judge stood and was involved, if at all, in the Patriot Act and privacy concerns. It may be too late. Here is why.

As Written and Reported By Steven Nelson for the Washington Examiner:

A prominent privacy rights organization says senators must delay confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until after they review newly identified documents on his role establishing Bush-era surveillance programs — a request endorsed Thursday by two Democratic senators.

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The Electronic Privacy Information Center sought the last-minute delay in a Wednesday night letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., after being told of the existence of unreleased documents held by the National Archives.

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McConnell invoked cloture at about the same time, setting in motion a possible Kavanaugh confirmation vote this weekend, after the FBI reviewed sexual assault claims against the judge.

EPIC president Marc Rotenberg said the National Archives indicated around 5 p.m. Wednesday that it possesses records that could confirm if Kavanaugh misled senators about his role in post-9/11 surveillance programs. EPIC is suing the Archives under the Freedom of Information Act.

“The only pieces that are missing are the underlying records, which we expect to be released very soon,” Rotenberg told the Washington Examiner, describing the new information as “extraordinary” in what it suggests……


Privacy group seeks last-minute Brett Kavanaugh delay, citing ‘extraordinary’ new disclosure


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