“She should be held legally accountable” for her actions.
So said one reader on Facebook about a Kentucky woman who admitted she lied about rape charges she leveled against Brett M. Kavanaugh — the man whom President Donald Trump nominated in early July of this year to the Supreme Court of the United States.
After a bitter nomination process that played out in front of the American people very publicly a few months ago, the Senate confirmed Kavanaugh (shown above, with his wife Ashley) to the high court in early October.
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Several women came forward mostly at the 11th hour and claimed Kavanaugh had committed sexual misconduct against them.
Kavanaugh vehemently and consistently denied all those charges. He and his family suffered enormously as he battled to clear his good name and appeared in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee during televised hearings to defend himself.
The most prominent among the Kavanaugh accusers was Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a California psychologist, who claimed that years ago when both she and Kavanaugh were teens in the Washington, D.C. area, he threw her onto a bed at a house party in Maryland and tried to take off her clothes.
She claimed another individual was also in the room at the time and witnessed the whole thing.
Kavanaugh said no such thing ever happened — and the man she claimed was present, Mark Judge, also said it didn’t happen.
There was never any corroboration for Blasey Ford’s claims.
The Senate ultimately voted 50-48 to confirm Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) made a remarkable and televised speech outlining her reasoning for voting in favor of the Kavanaugh nomination after all was said and done.
The individual has revealed “her actions were part of a ploy to take down Kavanaugh’s nomination.”
Now, a Kentucky woman who had previously claimed Kavanaugh raped her years ago has admitted the two never even met.
The individual, Judy Munro-Leighton, revealed “her actions were part of a ploy to take down Kavanaugh’s nomination.”
She’s been identified as a left-wing activist and is said to be “decades older” than Kavanaugh.
Late on Friday, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the “fabricated allegations” received by the committee — and referred the individual for criminal prosecution.
Readers have been weighing in on this turn of events in no uncertain terms.
Here’s a sampling of comments — and be sure to share your own thoughts below so that your voice is heard.
1.) “She should be put in jail for trying to destroy a man without a gun … think about it!”
2.) “Will she be prosecuted?”
3.) “I knew in my gut there was something wrong with all these accusations.”
4.) “False accusations about sexual assault are as painful for the accused and their families as other victims. Nothing is ever the same.”
5.) “And they blamed him for being so upset during the hearings. Well, if I was being falsely accused, I would have been very angry myself … Now Dr. Ford needs come forward as well.”
6.) “The kids never forget what the father was accused of! That’s terrible!”
7.) “After the way Kavanaugh and his family were treated and with everything coming out about it now, I would crawl over broken glass to vote against the Democrats [in the midterm elections]!”
8.) “False report! Trying to ruin the reputation of a great man! Possibly ruining his life, his family, his career? I say definitely prison time!”
9.) “She needs to be arrested and charged with defamation of character and made to tell who put her up to this so they can also be arrested. She should have to serve time for this.”
10.) “Thank you, President Trump, for standing up for Justice Kanavaugh … We know the Democrats are not going to say one word about the fake accusers. I still think that Senator [Dianne] Feinstein should be investigated more about holding the letter she received [from Christine Blasey Ford].”
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