julie swetnick

Judiciary chairman refers Swetnick, Avenatti to Justice Department

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley on Thursday referred Julie Swetnick and her lawyer Michael Avenatti to the Department of Justice for a possible criminal investigation over allegations they made false statements to Congress about now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Trump says FBI has 'free rein' in Kavanaugh probe

President Donald Trump said Saturday that the FBI has "free rein" to investigate sexual assault and misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but how far the probe will delve into the accusations remains unclear.