BOSTON — Sen. Jeff Flake said Monday he was working with the White House counsel’s office to ensure that the FBI is able to do a “real investigation” into allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.


Flake’s comments came as a senior U.S. official and a separate source confirmed to NBC News on Monday that the White House has authorized the FBI to expand its initially limited investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh by interviewing anyone it deems necessary as long as the review is finished by the end of the week. The New York Times first reported the change in the scope.

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9 thoughts on “Flake: FBI must do a ‘real investigation’ of Kavanaugh

  1. That is good news. Flake said he would not be doing this if he was running for re-election. The fact that he is leaving makes it more important that the democrats take back the senate.

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