Must See=> Updated Timeline of Christine Blasey Ford’s Contacts with Democrats
Judge Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford first reportedly contacted Democratic lawmakers on July 6th.
Since then there have been several communications between Ford and leading Democrats.
Here is the latest timeline of Christine Ford’s numerous contacts with Democrats.
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UPDATED TIMELINE OF CHRISTINE FORD’S CONTACTS WITH DEMOCRATS
The information below is from the charts listed above with the links to the sources.
|July 6||Ford speaks with Eshoo’s staff.||Ford called Eshoo’s office and requested a meeting. A staffer spoke with Ford in advance of the meeting.
In her letter to Feinstein, Ford wrote, “On July 6 I notified my local government representative to ask them how to proceed . . . .”
|Casey Tolan, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo First To Hear Blasey Ford’s Story: ‘I Told Her I Believed Her,’ Mercury News (Sep. 18, 2018), https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/09/18/christine-blasey-ford-first-meeting-anna-eshoo-brett-kavanaugh/; Read the Letter Christine Blasey Ford Sent Accusing Brett Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct, CNN (Sep. 17, 2018), https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/16/politics/blasey-ford-kavanaugh-letter-feinstein/index.html.|
|Ford texts the Washington Post tipline using What’s App.||Produced documents|
|July 9||Ford speaks with Eschoo’s staff on the phone.||Transcript|
|July 10||Ford contacts the Washington Post again.||“Been advised to contact senators or NYT. Haven’t heard back from WaPo.”||Produced documents|
|At some point between July 10 and September 16||Ford speaks with Emma Brown, a Washington Post reporter.||Transcript|
|July 18||Ford meets with Eschoo’s staff.||Transcript|
|July 20||Ford speaks with Eshoo.||Ford and Eshoo met for “more than an hour and half” in a “conference room.” Eshoo suggested that she write a letter detailing her claims to Senator Feinstein.||Casey Tolan, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo First To Hear Blasey Ford’s Story: ‘I Told Her I Believed Her,’ Mercury News (Sep. 18, 2018), https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/09/18/christine-blasey-ford-first-meeting-anna-eshoo-brett-kavanaugh/.|
|July 30||The letter, dated July 30, is delivered to Feinstein’s D.C. office.||“Eshoo said she hasn’t met with the professor since that July afternoon, although her staff has been in contact with her since she came forward.”||Casey Tolan, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo First To Hear Blasey Ford’s Story: ‘I Told Her I Believed Her,’ Mercury News (Sep. 18, 2018), https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/09/18/christine-blasey-ford-first-meeting-anna-eshoo-brett-kavanaugh/.|
|Between July 30 and August 7||Ford speaks by phone with Senator Feinstein.||Transcript|
|After July 30||Ford speaks with Feinstein’s staff, who recommends that she engage Debra Katz.||Transcript|
|August 7||Ford takes a polygraph test after she engages Katz.||Ford took a polygraph test administered by a former FBI agent. Katz provided the results to the Washington Post. They showed that she “was being truthful when she said a statement summarizing her allegations was accurate.”||Emma Brown, California Professor, Writer of Confidential Brett Kavanaugh Letter, Speaks Out About Her Allegation of Sexual Assault, Washington Post (Sep. 16, 2018), https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/california-professor-writer-of-confidential-brett-kavanaugh-letter-speaks-out-about-her-allegation-of-sexual-assault/2018/09/16/46982194-b846-11e8-94eb-3bd52dfe917b_story.html.|
|August 20||Feinstein meets one-on-one with Kavanaugh.||Michael Macagnone & Jimmy Hoover, Kavanaugh Meets Top Senate Dem Opposing His Confirmation, Law360 (Aug. 20, 2018), https://www.law360.com/articles/1075169/kavanaugh-meets-top-senate-dem-opposing-his-confirmation.|
|August 28||Feinstein’s staff participates in the first Background Investigation (BI) call.||Phil and Gab from Feinstein’s staff participated on the call.||Committee records|
|September 4-7||SJC holds a public hearing on Kavanaugh’s nomination.||Committee records|
|September 6||SJC gives Senators an opportunity to question Kavanaugh at a closed session.||Committee records|
|September 12||The Intercept reports that SJC Democrats have requested to view a “Kavanaugh-related document” in the possession of Feinstein||The article reported that a letter in the possession of Feinstein “purportedly describe[d] an incident that was relayed to someone affiliated with Stanford University, who authored the letter and sent it to Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who represents the area.”||Ryan Grim, Dianne Feinstein Withholding Brett Kavanaugh Document From Fellow Judiciary Committee Democrats, Intercept (Sep. 12, 2018), https://theintercept.com/2018/09/12/brett-kavanaugh-confirmation-dianne-feinstein/.|
|September 13||Feinstein refers the letter to the FBI.||Burgess Everett & Edward-Isaac Dovere, Feinstein Asks Feds To Investigate Kavanaugh Claims in Letter, Politico (Sep. 30, 2018), https://www.politico.com/story/2018/09/13/feinstein-kavanaugh-investigation-letter-822902.|
|September 14||The New Yorker reports on an interview with Ford but does not identify her by name.||The article described the incident in detail.||Ronan Farrow & Jane Mayer, A Sexual-Misconduct Allegation Against the Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Stirs Tension Among Democrats in Congress, New Yorker (Sep. 14, 2018), https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/a-sexual-misconduct-allegation-against-the-supreme-court-nominee-brett-kavanaugh-stirs-tension-among-democrats-in-congress.|
|September 16||The Washington Post reports on an interview with Ford.||The article described the incident in detail.||Emma Brown, California Professor, Writer of Confidential Brett Kavanaugh Letter, Speaks Out About Her Allegation of Sexual Assault, Washington Post (Sep. 16, 2018), https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/california-professor-writer-of-confidential-brett-kavanaugh-letter-speaks-out-about-her-allegation-of-sexual-assault/2018/09/16/46982194-b846-11e8-94eb-3bd52dfe917b_story.html.|
|September 17||SJC has a follow-up BI call with Kavanaugh on the Ford letter. Feinstein does not participate.||Feinstein’s staff did not show up.||Committee records|
|September 25||SJC speaks with Kavanaugh about the allegations against him.||Feinstein’s staff declared that they were present “under protest” and did not participate.||Committee records|
|September 26||SJC speaks with Judge Kavanaugh about the allegations against him.||Feinstein’s staff declared that they were present “under protest” and did not participate.||Committee records|