ThinkProgress’ Ian Millhiser spreads ‘widely debunked lie’ about Christine Blasey Ford public hearing

Posted at 9:23 am on September 19, 2018 by Greg P.

There’s a claim, since debunked, flying around liberal Twitter that Sen. Chuck Grassley was going to require Christine Blasey Ford to testify at the (no off) public hearing on Monday at the same table as Judge Brett Kavanaugh:

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This made no sense and the Judiciary Committee made that crystal clear last night, issuing a statement that read “Contrary to suggestions by Dr. Ford’s attorneys, the committee had no plans to place Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh on a a panel together, and never indicated plans to do so”:

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Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Grassley fired back in his own statement as well:

Case closed, right? Well, not for ThinkProgress’ Justice Editor  Ian Millhiser. This is from 9:02 a.m. this morning:

Some justice:

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But expected from him:

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