Proving Process a 'Charade' and 'Absurd,' GOP Claims It Reviewed 42,000 Kavanaugh Documents in Three Hours

September 18, 2020 0 By JohnValbyNation

Giving proof to what progressive critics and Democratic lawmakers have said has been a shamefully non-transparent process from the start, Republicans lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary committee declared Monday night that they were able to thoroughly examine over 42,000 documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in under three hours.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) tweeted at 8:13 PM that senators were “just given an additional 42,000 pages of Kavanaugh documents the NIGHT BEFORE his confirmation hearing” and that “not a single senator will be able to review these records before tomorrow.”

However, it was less than three hours before the Republicans who control the Senate Judiciary hearing declared at 10:50 PM that their “staff has now completed its review of each and every one of these pages.”

The legislative and super-human accomplishment immediately raised eyebrows: