Some Kavanaugh witnesses say they have not been able to reach the FBI: report

Some Kavanaugh witnesses say they have not been able to reach the FBI: report

Multiple people who have information related to sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have come up empty in their attempts to speak with the FBI, according to Reuters.

The news service's report comes as a deadline for the FBI investigation into Kavanaugh nears. It's also been reported that the probe could end on Wednesday morning.

Richard Oh — a Yale classmate of Kavanaugh and Deborah Ramirez, the woman accusing Kavanaugh of exposing himself in front of her at a college party — told Reuters that he contacted the FBI's Denver field office twice.


He said he unsuccessfully attempted to provide information that would support Ramirez's claim. 

“I didn’t get the sense that this person even knew what the Kavanaugh case was about,” Oh, an emergency room doctor in California, told the news outlet. “I was hoping to hear back from them for follow-up questions. I still haven’t heard from them.”

Mark Krasberg, who lived in the same dorm as Kavanaugh at Yale, gave Reuters a similar account, saying he was unsuccessful in his attempt to give the FBI “information which backs up part of Debbie Ramirez’s story.”

Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday regarding Ford's claims that he sexually assaulted her at a high school party in the 1980's. 

Kavanaugh has fiercely denied the claim. He's also denied accusations from Ramirez and another woman, Julie Swetnick. But after calls from senators such as Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeCruz to get Nord Stream 2 vote as part of deal on Biden nominees Democrats threaten to play hardball over Cruz's blockade Rubio vows to slow-walk Biden's China, Spain ambassador nominees MORE (R-Ariz.), President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden says Roe v. Wade under attack like 'never before' On student loans, Biden doesn't have an answer yet Grill company apologizes after sending meatloaf recipe on same day of rock star's death MORE approved an investigation into Kavanaugh. 

Ramirez's attorney, John Clune, voiced concern on Tuesday about the thoroughness of the FBI's probe, saying he's unsure if the agency has reached out to a list of witnesses it provided. 

"Ms. Ramirez identified a number of witnesses, and, at the end of the interview, her lawyers provided the FBI the names and known contact information of additional witnesses (totaling more than 20) who may have corroborating information," Clune tweeted. 

He added that "although we do not know the status of the investigation, we are not aware of the FBI affirmatively reaching out to any of those witnesses."

"Though we appreciated the agents who responded on Sunday, we have great concern that the FBI is not conducting—or not being permitted to conduct—a serious investigation."

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell says he made 'inadvertent omission' in voting remarks amid backlash These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 WATCH: The Hill recaps the top stories of the week MORE (R-Ky.) has said that the Senate will vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation this week. He's also indicated that senators, but not the public, will be able to view the FBI's findings before a vote.