Kavanaugh Accuser’s Lawyer Calls For Investigation Before Senate Hearing

Mike Brest | Reporter

The woman who accused Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault back when they were in high school wants a law enforcement investigation of the incident before testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, according to her lawyer who appeared on CNN Tuesday night.

Kavanaugh is expected to testify Monday.

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“Any talk of a hearing on Monday frankly is premature because she just came forward with these allegations 48 hours ago. And since that time, she has been dealing with hate mail, harassment, death threats. So she’s been spending her time trying to figure out how to put her life back together, how to protect herself and her family. And there hasn’t been an investigation and these are serious allegations,” Lisa Banks, Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyer, said.

“She’s not prepared to talk with them at a hearing on Monday,” she continued. “No investigation — any legitimate investigation is not going to happen between now and Monday. This is going to take some time and what needs to happen is there shouldn’t be a rush to a hearing here. There’s no reason to do that.” (RELATED: Senate Judiciary Committee To Hold Public Hearing For Kavanaugh And His Accuser Next Monday)

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