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The Role Kavanaugh Played in the Starr Investigation of Clinton

Just when it seems the soap opera of the Clinton scandals had faded into a distant memory, it could re-emerge in the coming battle for the Supreme Court.

President Donald Trump’s nominee to serve on the high court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, was a young lawyer on the team of independent counsel Kenneth Starr during the probe of President Bill Clinton that led to his eventual impeachment by the House of Representatives for perjury and obstruction of justice in covering up his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

At the age of 33, Kavanaugh wrote most of the portion of the Starr report to Congress that laid out grounds for impeachment against Clinton. His broad grounds for impeachment included abuse of power for Clinton lying to the public and to White House staff and Cabinet officials.

“That argument was fully vetted and considered by the office,” Robert Bittman, a Washington lawyer who was also on the Starr team investigating Clinton, told The Daily Signal. “The biggest advocate for that was Sam Dash.”

Read the full story from The Daily Signal

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