Julie Swetnick, Third Brett Kavanaugh Accuser, Comes Forward Charging Sexual Misconduct


Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is denying new allegations of sexual misconduct, saying they're from the "Twilight Zone".

According to the documents, which Swetnick signed under a penalty of perjury, she witnessed Kavanaugh and Judge act out at parties. None of them were present the night of the alleged assault and do not have first-hand knowledge of the incident, but they all say they were aware of it before Kavanaugh's nomination was announced and Ford's story became public.

"I just want the facts to come out, and I want it to be just, and I want the American people to have those facts and judge for themselves", she said.

Julie Swetnick, in a photo released by her attorney, Michael Avenatti. Kavanaugh's lawyer Beth Wilkinson also did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Arguing that "false accusations of all types are made against a lot of people", Trump defended Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday against allegations of decades-old sexual abuse.

She does not say Kavanaugh participated in the alleged rape or what, if any, role he played, nor does she say where the alleged episode took place.

Swetnick, a resident of Washington, D.C., said she was a graduate of Gaithersburg High School in Maryland.

She did not identify the individuals directly involved in those assaults. But I have never done that to her or to anyone. He did not say that Kavanaugh's female accusers were lying.

Swetnick did not accuse Kavanaugh of being involved in the rape.

Reuters was not immediately able to verify her accusations. The controversy has unfolded ahead of the November 6 congressional elections in which Democrats seek to take control from the Republicans.

"He's going to have that seat for rest of his life".

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Trump described Kavanaugh as a "gem" who had been unfairly maligned.

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, another member of the Judiciary Committee, said he still expects the committee to vote on Kavanaugh's nomination on Friday.

"It was only within the last couple hours that they finally got back to us and said that they want to meet with my client", Avenatti said.

Avenatti called for an FBI investigation into Swetnick's allegations.

Christine Blasey Ford takes a polygraph exam on her allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.

"She said she had witnessed efforts by Kavanaugh to "'target' particular girls so they could be taken advantage of". Rasor said Judge appeared to believe the encounter was consensual.

But later in the news conference the president said he planned to be watching when both Kavanaugh and Ford testify on Thursday before the Judiciary Committee and would listen with an open mind. He also denied the account of a second woman, Deborah Ramirez, who told The New Yorker magazine that Kavanaugh caused her to touch his penis at a party when both were Yale freshmen.

Kavanaugh has denied the allegations.

Kavanaugh had already been accused by Christine Blasey Ford of sexually assaulting her at a high school house party in the early 1980s when he was 17 and she was 15. Hardly has he conceded that it happened to him to drink a few glasses of beer too. "In retrospect, I said and did things in high school that make me cringe now", he added.

The US Senate's top Democrat Chuck Schumer demanded Wednesday that Republicans "immediately suspend" the confirmation process. That Republicans "could have pushed it through two weeks ago, and we wouldn't be talking about this right now, which is what I would have preferred". Despite Mr McConnell's forecast that Republicans will "win", Mr Kavanaugh's fate remains uncertain in a chamber where Republicans have a scant 51-49 majority.