Pressley to Introduce Kavanaugh Impeachment Inquiry Even After Updated NYT Report

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Freshman firebrand Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) announced that she would be introducing a resolution in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

In a statement to The Hill on Monday, Pressley — one of the members of the “Squad” — said that she intends to introduce the resolution on Tuesday, adding in a statement that she believes two of the Kavanaugh accusers, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez.

“It is our responsibility to collectively affirm the dignity and humanity of survivors,” said Pressley.

The Massachusetts Democrat went on to claim that Kavanaugh was a sexual predator and that he does not “deserve a seat” on the Supreme Court.

She also called for the Supreme Court justice to be held “accountable” for his alleged actions.

“Sexual predators do not deserve a seat on the nation’s highest court and Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process set a dangerous precedent,” Pressley said. “We must demand justice for survivors and hold Kavanaugh accountable for his actions.”

As IJR previously reported, Ford’s attorney Debra Katz admitted during an April speaking event at the University of Baltimore’s 11th Feminist Legal Theory Conference that the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision was “part of what motivated” Ford.

Pressley’s impeachment inquiry push comes after The New York Times published an article on Saturday detailing an alleged sexual assault between Kavanaugh and a woman during a freshman party at Yale University, as told by Ramirez.

The Times had to issue an update for the story on Sunday saying that the woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted did not recall the event even occurring.

The update did not stop many of the Democrats running for their party’s 2020 presidential nomination from calling for the Supreme Court justice’s impeachment.

As IJR noted, Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), as well as former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, called for the impeachment of Kavanaugh after the article was published.

However, the calls were not well-received by some in the party, with Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) warning his colleagues in the lower legislative chamber to not become the “impeachment Congress.”

“We’ve got to get beyond this ‘impeachment is the answer to every problem,’” Durbin said. “It’s not realistic.”

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JerryDV
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JerryDV

As long we define women as victims, survivors who need protection and bodyguards, we’re going to marginalize these women and dilute the Bill of Rights for the accused and all of us. Voters, whatever their political views should protest the politicians, the media, and anyone that advances false narratives and perpetuate the lies.

General Confusion
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“Hopefully the Commie Quad Squad will be one-term (2 year) infestations in the House and the voters – not pest control – will eradicate those nuisances and replaced with Republicans.” Confused James

Fortunately, you are confused. More change is coming, not less. We can’t afford mediocre candidates, such as Biden, who promise to his wealthy donors that he will be the “no change” president.

I have seen a bunch of the new candidates and their policy plans, such as José Caballero and his Hero’s Promise, in California’s 53rd district.

Buckle up!

James
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>Paul<

I'm sure you realize by now Tracy was referring to Massachusetts Congresswoman Pressley; not Trump. Hopefully the Commie Quad Squad will be one-term (2 year) infestations in the House and the voters – not pest control – will eradicate those nuisances and replaced with Republicans.

john
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john

The dimms are like a pack of rabid dogs attacking everyone in sight. Ford lawyer has admitted that her accusations are made out of fear of him overturning RvW and the other woman does not recall the alleged incident which was alleged by a partisan dimm hack. Kavanaugh has turned out to be less of a conservative than they feared but, like sharks, once they get the scent of blood they go on a feeding frenzy. Facts and evidence mean nothing to them.

Bonnie Keever
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Impeach him for what you have nothing

Carol Parsons
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That is not how we want our reps to focus. She is trying to make a name for herself at someone else’s expense. Do something positive for massachusetts.

James
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>Sherri<

There were published articles which clearly stated the Kenyan Marxist #44 COULD be tried for Treason because "he aided and abetted the enemy" by paying $150 Billion to the Mullahs of Iran while sanctions were in place. Unfortunately, he'll escape any investigating, trial and punishment because he was masquerading as a DemocRAT and everyone knows they are immune from ALL laws.

Tracy
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One of many load mouth democrats that have no clue how to legislate. Make a lot of noise hoping their supporters never realise they elected a complete fraud.

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