WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement:

“Senate Judiciary Democrats deserve the criticism they are receiving from across the political spectrum for making a conscious decision to sit on this serious allegation for nearly two months without taking action. They have badly mishandled this and have done a disservice to the accuser, Judge Kavanaugh, and the American people.

“Allegations of misconduct must be taken seriously. That requires a fact-based process that is fair and respectful to both the accuser and the accused.  

“The Senate Judiciary Committee is beginning an investigation and is inviting both individuals to appear before the committee next week to ensure the allegation is thoroughly vetted and both individuals have a chance to speak. I support this decision.” 

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