Chuck Grassley

United States Senator from Iowa

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Additional 85,000 Pages of Kavanaugh’s Records Become Public

Aug 28, 2018

WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee today released more than 85,000 pages of material from Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s service as a White House lawyer, bringing the total volume of Judge Kavanaugh’s public executive branch records to more than 287,000 pages. The previous high water mark for such material was roughly 180,000 pages released during the committee’s consideration of Justice Neil Gorsuch. The committee also received additional material to supplement Judge Kavanaugh’s committee questionnaire, which is also publicly available.

The records from Judge Kavanaugh’s service in the White House Counsel’s Office during the George W. Bush Administration were initially produced to the committee by President Bush on a committee confidential basis while they were prepared for public release. Today’s release is the sixth subset of that material to become public and includes records from each of President Bush’s previous productions to the committee. It includes:

The committee also received material supplementing Judge Kavanaugh’s public committee questionnaire. This includes:

Nomination material is being posted HERE as it becomes available.

The Chairman’s team has completed its initial review of more than 430,000 pages of executive branch material from Judge Kavanaugh’s work as a government lawyer. This includes, 408,000-plus pages of material submitted by President Bush, as well as more than 22,000 pages of documents from the Office of Independent Counsel Ken Starr provided by the National Archives and Records Administration. That’s in addition to reviewing other public material, including more than 10,000 pages of the judicial opinions that Judge Kavanaugh wrote or joined in his 12 years of service on the D.C. Circuit and more than 17,000 pages of academic writings, speeches and other material Judge Kavanaugh submitted to the committee in response to its bipartisan questionnaire.

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