"I don't understand the rush to judgment", said Feinstein, observing that when President Obama nominated Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, "99 percent" of the documents "from her White House years" were turned over to the Judiciary Committee, compared to 7 percent of the Kavanaugh documents.
"I have received information from an individual concerning the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court", Feinstein said in a statement Thursday. "I have, however, referred the matter to federal investigative authorities", Feinstein said in a statement Thursday.
Feinstein isn't saying who that person is or describing the information in any way.
She hasn't said what the information is, but reports swirled on the margins of Congress that it concerns a woman whom Kavanaugh knew in high school, decades ago.
Despite the turmoil over the letter, a spokesperson for Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said there is no plan to delay Kavanaugh's confirmation. The FBI did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Republicans are pushing to confirm Kavanaugh to the court by October 1, when the 2018-19 term begins.
The letter is the latest turn in Kavanaugh's contentious nomination. "Not until the eve of his confirmation has Sen". However, BuzzFeed News also reports that a lawyer believed to be representing the woman - acclaimed #MeToo attorney Debra Katz - was spotted leaving Capitol Hill on Wednesday shortly after the Intercept broke news of the letter.
Chairman Chuck Grassley set the panel's vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for September 20.
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"Sen. (Chuck) Schumer promised to 'oppose Judge Kavanaugh's nomination with everything I have, ' and it appears he is delivering with this 11th hour attempt to delay his confirmation", she added.
Kupec pointed out that throughout his 25 years of public service, Kavanaugh has been vetted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation repeatedly.
Kavanaugh's explanation for the encounter with Fred Guttenberg- captured in an Associated Press photo that went viral on social media - was among a 263-page response to written questions from senators on a range of issues including abortion, executive power and his personal finances.
Republicans have already provided Democrats with an avalanche of documents, including tens of thousands from his time serving as staff secretary in the George W. Bush White House.
Among the details in the new written responses, Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of a school shooting victim's father during a break in last week's Senate hearing had he recognized him before being whisked away by security detail.
Feinstein's statement comes shortly after the Senate Judiciary Committee set a vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation for next Thursday.
Kavanaugh told the Senate Judiciary Committee he assumed the man who approached him was a protester.