Avenatti says he will 'thoroughly enjoy embarrassing' Senate GOP for advancing Kavanaugh's nomination

Michael Avenatti, the attorney representing Julie Swetnick in her sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, issued a stern warning on Friday to Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

“Warning - If the committee advances the nomination this afternoon, my client and I are going to thoroughly enjoy embarrassing @ChuckGrassley @LindseyGrahamSC @tedcruz and all of the other GOP members on the committee this weekend when her story is told and is deemed credible,” he tweeted Friday afternoon.

“And if you think I am bluffing, you have not been paying attention the last 7 months. I don’t traffic in nonsense. I traffic in facts and evidence,” he added.

The tweets came shortly before the Judiciary Committee advanced Kavanaugh’s nomination to the full Senate for a confirmation vote. The 11-10 panel vote was along party lines.

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Avenatti released Swetnick’s allegations Wednesday, tweeting out a sworn declaration outlining her allegations against Kavanaugh, including that he was present for a “gang rape” of which she was a victim.

Swetnick was the third woman to go public with allegations of varying degrees of sexual misconduct. The accusations have upended Kavanaugh’s confirmation process, with Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeLindsey Graham basks in the impeachment spotlight Kelly, McSally virtually tied in Arizona Senate race: poll The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Nareit — White House cheers Republicans for storming impeachment hearing MORE (R-Ariz.) on Friday calling for an FBI investigation into some of the allegations before a floor vote to confirm the Supreme Court nominee.

Kavanaugh has denied any wrongdoing.