After winning control of the House in the November midterm elections, some Democrats have wasted no time in detailing their plans to investigate and impeach President Trump and his recent SCOTUS appointee, Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Democrat Rep. Jerry Nadler, who sits on the Judiciary Committee, discussed the left’s plans to launch a lengthy investigation into allegations of Russian collusion with Russia on the part of President Trump, and said Democrats would be going “all in.”
Nadler also discussed several ways liberals plan to possible seek the impeachment of Justice Kavanaugh, whose confirmation to the Supreme Court became a personal blow to Democrats following weeks of contentious hearings.
Among Nadler’s plans for possible Democrat operations against Kavanaugh were a plot to discredit the FBI’s investigation into Kavanaugh during the hearings, as well as attempting to claim the SCOTUS Justice “committed perjury” during his confirmation process.
From The Federalist:
Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., revealed plans for House Democrats to investigate and impeach Justice Brett Kavanaugh for alleged perjury and investigate and impeach President Donald Trump for alleged treasonous collusion with Russia.
In post-election chats with various callers while riding the Acela train from New York to Washington, Nadler gave advice to a newly elected representative and discussed potential 2020 Democratic presidential nominees with another. He also lamented identity politics and the thriving economy and worried about Democrats losing working-class voters while gaining elite former Republicans and suburban women.
Nadler was headed to DC for a two-day planning session with his staff and Judiciary Committee staff. “We’ve got to figure out what we’re doing,” he explained in a phone call with a friend. Nadler requested that the friend’s name be concealed on the grounds he is a private citizen.
The two discussed two routes for investigating new Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh. The first is to go after the FBI for how they handled the investigation into unsubstantiated claims he sexually assaulted women. “They didn’t even do a half-ass job,” he said. “They didn’t interview 30 witnesses who said ‘Interview me! I’ve got a lot to say!’” he said, while mimicking people waving their hands to be called on.
His other plan is to go after Kavanaugh because “there’s a real indication that Kavanaugh committed perjury.” He claimed that The Atlantic published an article about the allegations of a third woman. Then he claimed that when Kavanaugh was “asked at a committee hearing under oath when he first heard of the subject, he said, ‘When I’d heard of the Atlantic article.’ But there is an email chain apparently dating from well before that from him about ‘How can we deal with this?’” Nadler told the caller.