Judy Munro-Leighton Wiki
Judy Munro-Leighton Bio
|Judy Munro-Leighton is a Kentucky Woman who is accused by U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of falsely claiming to have been raped by now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh. According to Grassley, Munro-Leighton has now recanted.
Grassley claims that Munro-Leighton told Judiciary Committee investigators that she was the author of an anonymous letter making sexual misconduct accusations against Kavanaugh in the midst of the flurry of allegations against Kavanaugh during his confirmation process, all of which he denied. Kavanaugh was eventually confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, and Grassley has referred three other people to the FBI since that time: accuser Julie Swetnick; her lawyer, Michael Avenatti; and a third man who recanted an accusation against the then-nominee
Judy Munro-Leighton Background information
|Judy Munro-Leighton Age||70 Years old as of 2018|
|Judy Munro-Leighton Nationality||American|
|Judy Munro-Leighton Political Party||She has made donations to Democrats in the Past|
|Judy Munro-Leighton Known For||She told Judiciary Committee investigators that she was the author of an anonymous letter making sexual misconduct accusations against Brett Kavanaugh.|
Judy Munro-Leighton Biography
Online records turned up only one Judy Munro-Leighton in the country, from Louisville Kentucky. She is 70-years-old. She had a Facebook page in her name which has since been deleted.
In 2005 Washington Post article defined Judy Munro-Leighton as a history teacher who was organizing protests against the Iraq War. The article says that, according to Munro-Leighton, “The Louisville Peace Action Community staffed a booth two years ago at the Kentucky State Fair… and supporters of the war stopped to berate them. That rarely happens now, she said.”
Judy Munro-Leighton also co-authored a newsletter that described anti-war activists’ efforts being archived. The pull quote with the article reads, “we are proud that we persevered…. We are honored to have a record of our anti-war activities archived….” She was quoted in an old article in The Nation on her anti-war activism.
Judy Munro-Leighton Letter
On 25th September 2018, staffers for Senator Kamala Harris, a Committee member, referred an “undated handwritten letter to Committee investigators that her California office had received signed under the alias ‘Jane Doe’ from Oceanside, California.”
The letter “contained highly graphic sexual-assault accusations against Judge Kavanaugh. The anonymous accuser alleged that Justice Kavanaugh and a friend had raped her ‘several times each’ in the backseat of a car.”
According to the Grassley letter, in addition to being from an anonymous accuser, the “letter listed no return address, failed to provide any time frame, and failed to provide any location – beyond an automobile – in which these alleged incidents took place.”
Grassley wrote that the committee staff quickly began investigating the claims. On 26th September 2018, Kavanaugh was questioned about the allegations.
He stated that the “whole thing is ridiculous. Nothing ever – anything like that, nothing…” and the “whole thing is just a crock, farce, wrong, didn’t happen, not anything close.”
On 3rd October 2018, Committee staff received an email from Judy Munro-Leighton with a subject line claiming “I am Jane Doe from Oceanside CA – Kavanaugh raped me,” according to Grassley’s letter.
President Trump tweeted upon the surfacing of news that Judy Munro-Leighton fabricated a letter making sexual misconduct accusations against Brett Kavanaugh
A vicious accuser of Justice Kavanaugh has just admitted that she was lying, her story was totally made up, or FAKE! Can you imagine if he didn’t become a Justice of the Supreme Court because of her disgusting False Statements. What about the others? Where are the Dems on this?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 3, 2018
Judy Munro-Leighton Investigations
On 2nd November 2018, Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director Chris Wray.
He wrote, “I am once again writing regarding fabricated allegations the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary recently received.”
He stated that many people “have provided the Committee information in good faith” and added, “it, unfortunately, appears some have not.”
He referred Judy Munro-Leighton for “investigation of potential violations of” U.S. codes for alleged materially false statements and obstruction for “materially false statements she made to the Committee during the course of the Committee’s investigation.”
Judy Munro-Leighton ‘Left-Wing Activist’
On 1st November 2018, The committee unsuccessfully tried to reach her by phone and eventually left a voicemail and received a response the same day. Committee spoke to Judy Munro-Leighton about the allegations. She admitted, contrary to her prior claims, that she had “not been sexually assaulted by Judge Kavanaugh and was not the author of the original ‘Jane Doe’ Letter. When directly asked by Committee investigators if she was, as she had claimed, the ‘Jane Doe’ from Oceanside California who had sent the letter to Senator Harris, she admitted, ‘No, no, no. I did that as a way to grab attention. I am not Jane Doe…but I did read Jane Doe’s letter. I read the transcript of the call to your committee… I saw it online. It was news,’” the Grassley letter claims.
Judy Munro-Leighton Accused of Seeking Attention
Munro-Leighton is accused of confessing to Committee investigators that she “just wanted to get attention” and said “it was a tactic” and “that was just a ploy,” Grassley wrote.
She told Committee investigators that she had “called Congress multiple times during the Kavanaugh hearing process – including prior to the time Dr. Ford’s allegations surfaced – to oppose his nomination,” states the letter.
She allegedly said, “I was angry, and I sent it out.” When asked if she had ever met Judge Kavanaugh, she said, “Oh Lord, no,” Grassley’s letter says.
Judy Munro-Leighton Democrat
According to the Federal Election Commission, Judy Munro-Leighton is a prolific campaign donor to Democratic candidates in small amounts.
Her donations include several Congressional candidates, including Beto O’Rourke, the challenger of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
In 2016, she donated small amounts to Hillary for America. In 2014, her campaign donations listed her as a then professor at Jefferson Community College (the college website does not list her now), but recent donations list her as not employed. She has also given numerous small donations to Obama for America.