Grassley pursues false testimony by Ford about polygraph experience

Published by carolyn on Wed, 2018-10-03 00:21

THIS IS THE MOST HOPEFUL THING I'VE SEEN SO FAR regarding the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings on Brett Kavanaugh. An ex-boyfriend of Christine Blasey Ford sent a letter to Chairman Chuck Grassley (left) describing his knowledge of Prof. Ford advising a friend (Monica L McLean) on how to take a polygraph test.

Gregg Re and John Roberts wrote a good report for Fox News online. I am just going to quote from it here:

In a pointed, no-holds-barred letter Tuesday evening that referenced the ex-boyfriend's declaration, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley demanded that attorneys for Ford turn over her therapist notes and other key materials, and suggested she was intentionally less than truthful about her experience with polygraph examinations during Thursday's dramatic Senate hearing.

"Your continued withholding of material evidence despite multiple requests is unacceptable as the Senate exercises its constitutional responsibility of advice and consent for a judicial nomination," Grassley, R-Iowa, wrote.

Grassley received this letter from the 'former boyfriend" who signed his name but wishes not to be named. The Fox article goes on to say:

In a letter released Tuesday and obtained by Fox News, an ex-boyfriend of Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, seemingly contradicts her testimony under oath last week that she had never helped anyone prepare for a polygraph examination.

The former boyfriend, whose name was redacted, also said Ford neither mentioned Kavanaugh nor said she was a victim of sexual misconduct during the time they were dating from about 1992 to 1998. He said he saw Ford helping a woman he believed was her "life-long best friend" prepare for a potential polygraph test. He added that the woman had been interviewing for jobs with the FBI and U.S. Attorney's office.

He also claimed Ford never voiced any fear of flying (even while aboard a propeller plane) and seemingly had no problem living in a small, 500 sq. ft. apartment with one door -- apparently contradicting her claims that she could not testify promptly in D.C. because she felt uncomfortable travelling on planes, as well as her suggestion that her memories of Kavanuagh's alleged assault prompted her to feel unsafe living in a closed space or one without a second front door.

Ford "never expressed a fear of closed quarters, tight spaces, or places with only one exit," the former boyfriend wrote. On Thursday, Ford testified, "I was hoping to avoid getting on an airplane. But I eventually was able to get up the gumption with the help of some friends and get on the plane." She also acknowledged regularly -- and, in her words, "unfortunately" -- travelling on planes for work and hobbies.

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Under questioning from experienced sex-crimes prosecutor Rachel Mitchell last week, Ford said that she had "never" had "any discussions with anyone ... on how to take a polygraph" or "given any tips or advice to anyone who was looking to take a polygraph test." She repeatedly said the process was stressful and uncomfortable.

But in his declaration, the ex-boyfriend wrote that, "I witnessed Dr. Ford help [Monica L.] McLean prepare for a potential polygraph exam" and that Ford had "explained in detail what to expect, how polygraphs worked and helped [her] become familiar and less nervous about the exam," using her background in psychology.

I can't think of a better development than this. And I think Sen. Grassley is pretty angry about the way he's been treated by Dems as chairman of this important committee, and is going to fight back strongly. I await his further actions with pleasurable anticipation.

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https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/10/breaking-christine-fords-activist-lawyers-refuse-to-turn-over-her-polygraph-results-and-therapy-notes/

Ford's lawyers refuse to turn over polygraph results and therapy notes to Senate committee. Only to the FBI, they say. But the FBI doesn't want them!

Sen. Grassley has referred some women to the DOJ for investigation into their making false statements about Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

One is Judy Munro-Leighton, a left-wing activist from Kentucky, and the other is Julie Swetnick, whose attorney was Michael Avenatti. 

Blasey Ford should also be prosecuted but the Repubs don't have the balls to go after her and her lawyers.

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