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Pompeo: 'Unfortunate' Feinstein Didn't Release Kavanaugh Letter Sooner

Pompeo: 'Unfortunate' Feinstein Didn't Release Kavanaugh Letter Sooner
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (AFP/Getty Images)

By    |   Friday, 21 September 2018 02:20 PM

It's "unfortunate" that Sen. Dianne Feinstein did not reveal that she'd received information from a woman claiming that Brett Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her while they were teenagers in time for the Supreme Court nominee to explain himself, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday.

"This, unfortunately, was sat on by a United States senator for weeks," Pompeo told MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell. "When there were confirmation hearings, a chance for Judge Kavanaugh to explain himself to them in public settings and in public settings, instead, a United States Senator chose not to undertake that."

Pompeo said he regrets that happened, and he finds it unfortunate.

"I think the president has said pretty clearly, we hope the process will move forward fairly and efficiently," said Pompeo. "I'm pretty focused on making sure that America's foreign policy is executed in a way that keeps Americans safe."

His comments came after Trump slammed Feinstein, D-Calif., and other Democrats for not releasing the letter, written by California professor Christine Blasey Ford, sooner.

Trump on Friday also addressed whether Ford will appear before a Senate panel to detail her allegations, and in earlier tweets asked why she did not report the claimed incident 36 years ago when she says it happened.

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