The Twitter account @AngrierWHStaffer posted Wednesday that the list of those who “think Bart Kavanaugh is unfit for the Supreme Court” includes “the BAR association” and “Yale Law” among others.

A screenshot of the tweet was then taken and shared on Facebook book, where it received more than 126,000 shares.

As of Friday morning, the American Bar Association has reopened the “Standing Committee’s evaluation” of Brett Kavanaugh but currently the “original rating stands.” The association does not expect to complete this re-examination before the Senate vote. It is unclear what the original tweet was referring to by suggesting that “the BAR association” thought Kavanaugh was “unfit for the Supreme Court.” TWS Fact Check could not find an instance of the association or its standing committee making such a claim.

The president of ABA, Robert Carlson, did, however, ask senators Grassley and Feinstein in a letter on September 27 that the vote be withheld until the FBI could investigate, citing “the ABA's respect for the rule of law and due process under law.” The dean of Yale Law School released a statement the following day agreeing with the ABA’s request.

Calling for a “a careful examination of the accusations and facts by the FBI” does not equate to believing “Kavanaugh is unfit for the Supreme Court” as the tweet claims.

“Deciding to proceed without conducting additional investigation would not only have a lasting impact on the Senate's reputation,” Carlson wrote, “but it will also negatively affect the great trust necessary for the American people to have in the Supreme Court.”

TWS Fact Check reached out to the twitter account that originally posted the claim but did not receive a reply.

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