Kane Creates Website to Defend Herself
For this reason, Kane created a new website Friday called www.TruthAboutKathleenKane.com. Designed by Kane’s lawyer and spokesman Lanny Davis, the website is an attempt to garner public support for the Attorney General before oral arguments for her case are held in front of the state Supreme Court in March.
“The purpose of the website is to challenge, finally, all of the smears, false accusations and illegal leaks from the grand jury process that has investigated me for eight months on the utterly baseless and false accusations that I illegally leaked grand jury information,” Kane stated in a press release Friday.
Kane came under fire in January when a grand jury recommended charges against her. The attorney general faces charges of perjury, official oppression, obstruction of justice, false swearing and contempt of court.
For her part, Kane has consistently decried the investigation and charges against her. She said she has done “nothing illegal” and has pledged to serve out her entire term as Attorney General.
The website’s home page answers a question posed in the recent New York Times article on the Kane investigation: “The question before Pennsylvanians is this: Is Kathleen G. Kane, the first woman to be elected as the state’s attorney general, the victim of angry men who targeted her after she exposed their pornography habits?” The answer the website gives is a definitive “Yes.”
“The political and biased nature of this investigation is demonstrated by the undeniable fact that this special prosecutor has investigated the AG concerning illegal leaks that in fact never happened, while ignoring more than six months of illegal leaks from his grand jury process,” Davis said in a statement. “This website from now on will allow everyone to see what the facts are, rather than the anonymous illegal leakers which this Republican special prosecutor has chosen to ignore.”
Along with the press release, the website features sections for news, legal filings, statements from Kane and a list of 10 facts. The final fact on the list reads: “This is not the way the judicial system should work in America.”