House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler requests documents from the National Archives depicting more information surrounding Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his service within the George W. Bush administration.
Nadler issued that request on Tuesday via an open letter citing the move as necessary to ensure Justice Kavanaugh has the proper qualifications for his job.
The lawmakers said access to the records are vital to make sure the American people have faith in the “integrity of the judiciary.”
The request outlines the desire to obtain all emails Kavanaugh sent and received during his time in the White House from 2001 to 2006.
The letter also asks for access to all “textual records contained in Justice Kavanaugh’s office files” while he served in the White House.
It was made clear the request is a continuation of what Senator Chuck Grassley had asked for previously just before the confirmation process took a turn for the worst.
The committee did receive some of those documents after issuing the request months ago, but some Democrats remain unsatisfied with the amount released.
The letter clarifies the records should be released on a “rolling basis” and the initial documents Grassley requested and did not receive should take precedence first.
The request comes months after Justice Kavanaugh and his family endured a tumultuous confirmation process after multiple women came forward alleging sexual misconduct.
The information requested is expected to be released by 2021 as mandated by the Presidential Records Act.