<#BelieveSurviviors #StopKavanaugh Thread>
Sen @JeffFlake said Kavanaugh wouldn't be confirmed if he lied to the Senate. Well @WeDemandJustice counts 20+: medium.com/@demandjustice…

Needs more attn, so I made a thread of 20+ sources proving his lies. Cont⤵
Lie: Kavanaugh said “When this allegation first arose, I welcomed any kind of investigation."
Fact: “Kavanaugh did not publicly welcome an investigation in two public statements denying the allegations and an in-depth interview with Fox News."
Lie: Kavanaugh said he “never attended a gathering like the one Dr. Ford describes in her allegation.”
Fact: Kavanaugh admitted that his calendars “show a few weekday gatherings at friends’ houses after a workout or just to meet up and have some beers. washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/…
Lie: Kavanaugh said “none of those gatherings included the group of people that Dr. Ford has identified.”
Fact: Kavanaugh's own 7/1/82 calendar entry included the same people that Dr. Ford said attended the gathering.
Lie: Kavanaugh said he and Dr. Ford "did not travel in the same social circles.”
Fact: That summer Dr. Ford dated Kavanaugh's friend "Squi" who was at the 7/1/82 party
Lie: Kavanaugh said he & Dr. Ford didn't travel in the same circles because when he was at parties "it was usually with friends from nearby Catholic all-girls high schools  [he then listed 5]"
Fact: "Holton was as much a sister school as the others.” nytimes.com/2018/09/28/us/…
Lie: 9 times Kavanaugh said the 4 witnesses Dr. Ford identified being at the party said the party "didn't happen."
Fact: None of the witnesses could remember if the party occurred 36 years ago washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/…

One said she even believes Ford: cnn.com/2018/09/29/pol…
Lie: Kavanaugh said “Dr. Ford’s allegations are not merely uncorroborated, it’s refuted by the very people she says were there.”
Fact: "The statements in question do not corroborate Ford’s allegations, but they also do not exonerate Kavanaugh." apnews.com/883321a1030c48…
Lie: Kavanaugh said he was a social drinker & didn't drink to excess.
Fact: Many of his high school & college classmates claim he was a heavy drinker, was belligerent, & even started a bar fight.
Lie: When Sen Klobuchar asked about a Yale classmate saying "it’s not credible for you to say you didn’t have memory lapses" Kavanaugh answered that he didn't think the quote was correct.
Fact: It is.
Lie: When asked about vomiting due to excessive drinking, Kavanaugh instead claimed that it was a reference to his weak stomach.
Fact: Many classmates from high school & college, say he drank excessively.
Lie: When asked about the term "boof" Kavanaugh said it referred to flatulence.
Fact: Boof is a term meaning "anal sex & that is how Judge Kavanaugh’s classmates said they interpreted his comment... [They'd] never heard it used to refer to flatulence.”
Lie: When asked about the term "devil's triangle" Kavanaugh said it was a drinking game.
Fact: It describes "sex between two men and a woman.” A classmate said Kavanaugh's description's of the yearbook "was a complete overstatement of [innocence.]"
Lie: Kavanaugh described "Renate Alumnus" in his yearbook to be about friendship & not an allegation of anything untoward.
Fact: Renate herself was offended by the comment & said "the insinuation is horrible, hurtful & simply untrue." nytimes.com/2018/09/24/bus…
Lie: Kavanaugh claimed he had “no connections” to Yale, saying he got there by "busting my tail.”
Fact: Kavanaugh's grandfather attended Yale. Kavanaugh was a legacy student.
Lie: Kavanaugh said that polygraphs aren't reliable.
Fact: In a case in 2016, he wrote that they "serve law enforcement purposes" & were "an important law enforcement tool."
Lie: When Senator Harris asked if Kavanaugh watched Dr. Ford's testimony, he responded he didn't because he was preparing his own testimony.
Fact: A committee aid said he was watching Dr. Ford's testimony on a monitor in another room.
Lie: Kavanaugh said he heard about the Ramirez allegations from the 9/23 New Yorker story.
Fact: Kavanaugh "was personally talking with former classmates about Ramirez’s story in advance of the New Yorker article that made her allegation public."
Lie: Kavanaugh said "I don't have a specific recollection" of seeing Ramirez at a 1997 wedding.
Fact: "he obtained a copy of a photograph of a small group of friends from Yale at a 1997 wedding… to show himself smiling alongside Ramirez." nbcnews.com/politics/first…
Lie: Kavanaugh said he never broke grand jury secrecy laws.
Fact: He asked "a colleague and deputy independent counsel in the Starr investigation, to ‘call Ruddy’ about matters before a grand jury, which would be illegal to disclose.”
Lie: Kavanaugh said he did not "work[] on personally" the controvercial nomination of the anti-abortion anti-LGBTQ Judge Pryor.
Fact: His emails show he did.
Lie: He denied he "handled" the nomination of Judge Haynes.
Fact: His emails show he did.
Lie: Kavanaugh said he didn't know about stolen information, & there was nothing "untoward" for him to expect anything wrong.
Fact: He received emails w stolen info w the subject line “spying” & marked “confidential” & "not for distribution”
Lie: Kavanaugh said his interactions with the man who stole the documents were “the usual kinds of discussions that would happen.”
Fact: The Washington Post fact-checking scored this "three Pinochios" and described it as "not accurate." washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/…
Lie: In his 2006 hearing, #Kavanaugh said he wasn't "involved... in the questions about the rules governing detention of combatants."
Fact: Yes he was.
Lie: In his 2006 hearing, Kavanaugh said he would “follow Roe v. Wade faithfully and fully.”
Fact: In the one abortion rights case that appeared before him, he ruled to deny an immigrant woman the right to get an abortion, without obstruction by 45.
📞 your Senators 202.224.3121, especially if they're @SenatorCollins, @LisaMurkowski, @JeffFlake. Tell them regardless of what the FBI investigation reveals, #Kavanaugh has disqualified himself for lying, about the investigation into his wrongdoings. /End
And thanks again to @WeDemandJustice for their Medium post organizing Kavanaugh’s many lies; I relied heavily on it for this thread. They’re one of many great groups including my own @MALDEF working to #StopKavanaugh. You should give both a follow! /Bonus
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