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Kavanaugh Isn't Even Mentioned In 1999 Grand Jury Leak Report

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Kavanaugh Isn't Even Mentioned In 1999 Grand Jury Leak Report
Lawmakers and the public are interested in the nearly two-decade-old report now because of a potential connection to President Trump's SCOTUS nominee.
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The highly anticipated 1999 report about the Starr investigation has been released.

The report was written by a special master who looked into grand jury leaks from the investigation into then-President Bill Clinton. That investigation ultimately led to Clinton's impeachment. 

Lawmakers and the public are interested in the nearly two-decade-old report now because of a potential connection to Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court.

Kavanaugh worked on the Clinton investigation, and some people speculated he was the source of some of those grand jury leaks. 

But the report said the Office of Independent Counsel investigating Clinton didn't violate the grand jury process by leaking information to the media. Beyond that, it doesn't even mention Kavanaugh's name. 

In a statement, the White House said the report "fully exonerates Judge Kavanaugh" and described him as a "fair-minded, eminently qualified" nominee.