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Avenatti Circus Throws Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation into Chaos

Avenatti Circus Throws Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation into Chaos

Ramirez went public with allegations that while in his first year at Yale University, Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh placed his penis in front of her and caused her to involuntarily touch it during a drunken dormitory party.

Her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, who also represents a porn actress who is suing Mr Trump, provided her sworn declaration to the Judiciary Committee.

According to a committee aide, in an email to Avenatti on Wednesday, Republican committee staff said that "yesterday committee investigators interviewed Judge Kavanaugh again, under penalty of felony".

In detailed calendar pages provided to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh listed in green-and-white squares the activities that filled his summer when he was 17 years old - exams, movies, sports and plenty of parties.

Swetnick said she was a victim of one of those incidents in the early 1980s and that Kavanaugh and Judge had been present, though she did not say whether they had sex with her.

Twenty-six percent of those polled sided with Kavanaugh and 42 percent said they were not sure who was telling the truth about the alleged incident.

An attorney for Kavanaugh says there is no dispute that he drank in high school and college.

Lawyer for second Kavanaugh accuser says her client is 'willing to testify'
Murkowski isn't the only prominent Republican who has expressed reservations about Kavanaugh or his confirmation process. Kavanaugh, who was named by Trump to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, who retired in July, has denied the allegations.

She said that Kavanaugh's declaration of "innocence" and lack of sexual inactivity in high school on Fox News is a lie.

Kavanaugh has been the subject of multiple sexual misconduct allegations in recent weeks. Kavanaugh denied the accusation soon after it was reported Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, by The New Yorker magazine.

Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska has suggested having the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe the allegations before the Senate proceeds to a vote.

Trump said he was "OK with that", but again defended Kavanaugh as a "gem" and said that Democrats are treating him unfairly. Referring to Ford, he said, "I feel like I have a definite responsibility to hold the hearing not only for her but for Judge Kavanaugh". An attorney for Deborah Ramirez, the second accuser, said Tuesday on CNN that Republicans on the committee did not participate in a scheduled phone call earlier that day to discuss her allegations. Avenatti tweeted the bombshell affidavit sent to the committee, which is set to hear testimony from Dr. Ford in the morning. "These boys included Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh".

"The Republicans could not be nicer, could not be more respectful to the process".

The latest allegation comes from a woman named Julie Swetnick, who attended Gaithersburg High School in Maryland.

More: Who is Christine Blasey Ford, the professor accusing Brett Kavanaugh of assault?


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