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Brett Kavanaugh is facing new accusations of assault and misconduct, including one incident that allegedly happened in 1998

Brett Kavanaugh is facing new accusations of assault and misconduct, including one incident that allegedly happened in 1998

Brett Kavanaugh is facing new accusations of assault and misconduct, including one incident that allegedly happened in 1998 Bryan Logan Sep. 27, 2018, 12:59 AM 0 facebook linkedin twitter email print Brett Kavanaugh. Win McNamee/Getty Images The Senate Judiciary Committee is looking into a claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh assaulted a fourth woman.…


Brett Kavanaugh is facing new accusations of assault and misconduct, including one incident that allegedly happened in 1998

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  • The Senate Judiciary Committee is looking into a claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh assaulted a fourth woman.
  • A letter sent to Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner details a 1998 incident in which the writer said Kavanaugh physically assaulted a woman while intoxicated in Washington, DC, NBC News reported Wednesday evening.
  • The revelation comes just hours before Kavanaugh faces the Senate Judiciary Committee to address sexual assault allegations leveled against him by Christine Blasey Ford, a California college professor who says Kavanaugh groped her to the point that she thought he would rape her when they were both in high school in the 1980s.
  • At least two other women have accused Kavanaugh of various forms of sexual misconduct. Kavanaugh denies the claims.

The Senate Judiciary Committee is looking into a claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh assaulted a fourth woman, NBC News reportedon Wednesday citing an anonymous letter and multiple people familiar with the committee’s response.

A letter sent to Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner details a 1998 incident in which the writer said Kavanaugh physically assaulted a woman while intoxicated in Washington, DC.

The writer claims that her daughter and several friends of Kavanaugh were present when the alleged assault happened.

“When they left the bar (under the influence of alcohol), they were all shocked when Brett Kavanaugh shoved her friend against the wall very aggressively and sexually,” the letter reads, according to NBC News, which said no names were provided in the letter and claimed the alleged victim chose to remain anonymous.

Judiciary Committee members questioned Kavanaugh about that allegation this week, which Kavanaugh has denied.

A fifth, previously unreported accusationsurfaced late Wednesday, in which a Rhode Island resident allegedly told Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman the resident described as a “close acquaintance” in August 1985. That alleged incident also occurred while Kavanaugh was intoxicated, the report said.

The new revelations come just hours before Kavanaugh faces the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday to address sexual assault allegations leveled against him byChristine Blasey Ford, a California college professor who says Kavanaugh groped her to the point that she thought he would rape her when they were both in high school in the 1980s.

At least two other women —Deborah Ramirezand Julie Swetnickhave accused Kavanaugh of various forms of misconduct. Kavanaugh has denied those claims as well.

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