Avenatti: We still haven’t heard from the FBI
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Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represents Julie Swetnick, on Wednesday said that he and his client have yet to hear from the FBI regarding Swetnick's sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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The attorney, who is also representing adult-film star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuits against President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden, Sanders lead field in Iowa poll The Memo: Cohen fans flames around Trump Memo Comey used to brief Trump on dossier released: report MORE, on Twitter, blasted the president's FBI investigation into allegations made against Kavanaugh as “a scam.” 

"We still have yet to hear anything from the FBI despite a new witness coming forward & submitting a declaration last night. We now have multiple witnesses that support the allegations and they are all prepared to be interviewed by the FBI. Trump’s 'investigation' is a scam," Avenatti wrote in a tweet.

Swetnick alleged in sworn testimony last week that Kavanaugh attended a party where she was drugged with "Quaaludes or something similar" and attacked by a series of men in a "gang rape."

Avenatti released that testimony publicly and has called for the FBI to investigate Swetnick's claims.

Swetnick is one of three women, along with Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, who has publicly accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

The FBI is currently looking into accusations made against Kavanaugh as part of a reopened background investigation into the judge.

Trump last week asked the FBI to look into the accusations, calling for a “comprehensive” but quick investigation, after Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeThe Hill's 12:30 Report – Cohen says Trump knew payments were wrong | GOP in turmoil over Trump shutdown threat | Kyl to resign from Senate at year's end Overnight Defense: Senate bucks Trump with Yemen war vote, resolution calling crown prince 'responsible' for Khashoggi killing | House briefing on Saudi Arabia fails to move needle | Inhofe casts doubt on Space Force Flake asks Daily Show where he can get a blanket emblazoned with his 'meaningless tweets' MORE (R-Ariz.) requested the investigation to occur before the Senate has a floor vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellTrump touts ruling against ObamaCare: ‘Mitch and Nancy’ should pass new health-care law Federal judge in Texas strikes down ObamaCare Ocasio-Cortez: By Lindsey Graham's 1999 standard for Clinton, Trump should be impeached MORE (R-Ky.) has said the Senate will have a confirmation vote this week.