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Two women who dated Kavanaugh to speak
Two friends take ‘The story’ to defend exclusive Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh.
Maura Kane and Maura Fitzgerald, two women who dated Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh when they were younger, spoke with Fox News on Tuesday night to vouch for his character.
Kane, who’s known him since high school, dated Kavanaugh in the school, and they remain friends; Fitzgerald dated Kavanaugh in high school. They were among the more than five dozen women who came forward on Friday to defend Kavanaugh against an alleged sexual assault in school
“He was nothing but friendly and polite and respectful. I went with him — I had him since high school. I went with him briefly in the school. And we have remained close friends ever since,” says Fitzgerald. “I appreciate his friendship. He has a stand-up guy, full of integrity. I admire him. He never issued to me, or anyone else that I know with no one disrespect.”
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday invited Kavanaugh and the woman accused him of sexual assault, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, to a public hearing in the next week. On Thursday, vote to recommend whether or not you, Kavanaugh’s nomination to the full Senate was delayed, sources told Fox News.
Of the 65 women that claimed to have known Kavanaugh for more than 35 years, including Kane and Fitzgerald, wrote a letter to the Senate judiciary Committee on Friday.
The letter said: “The signatories of the letter to a broad spectrum of political views. Many of us are not lawyers, but we know that Brett Kavanaugh as a person. And he was always a good person.”
Both women said, “The story with Martha MacCallum”, that all signatories on the letter.
The sexual assault allegation first came to light in the form of a letter by sen Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., who sent shock waves through Washington when she announced last week that it is forwarded to the FBI. Feinstein is the top Democrat on the judiciary Committee, tasked with deciding whether a formal recommendation from Kavanaugh to the full Senate for a vote.
To accuse Ford to the public on Sunday, the Federal government entered judge calls sexual assault decades ago. In an interview with The Washington Post, Ford said, “social responsibility is greater than my fear and dread of retaliation.”
You accused Kavanaugh of pinning you scream on a bed during a house party in Maryland in the early 1980s, she tries to remove her clothes and put his hand over her mouth when she tried to. At the time of the alleged incident, Ford was 15, and Kavanaugh was 17, she said, adding that Kavanaugh was drunk.
“I thought he might accidentally kill me,” Ford said. “He tried to attack me and remove my clothes.”
When asked if she knew Ford, Fitzgerald said she didn’t recognize the name, and Kane said she knew you but good.
Both said they were shocked about the rape allegations, and knew that Kavanaugh, a young man of respectability.
Fitzgerald said: “In all the time, all the years that I’ve known you, Board, we would have a beer, he was always in full control. And he was actually one of the guys that, if we were at a social gathering, he would be the man to view for other people. He was always under control.”
Kane added: “I saw him drunk, never out of control. He always kept his composure. He was a responsible guy. He was someone who had a beer, but he was never out of control. He was never someone else after drinking.”
Both women stand behind Kavanaugh, offers, and unwavering support.
“Well, I am concerned for the Board. I just think this is a travesty. But, you know, in all the years I knew him, like I said, over 35 years … he has nothing but honest and trustworthy and respectful. And I know he will continue to be,” says Fitzgerald.
Kane added: “He is smart and he is telling the truth, and I think in the end, it will all be fine.”
Fox News’ Martha MacCallum contributed to this report.
Frank Miles is a reporter and editor cover geopolitics, military, crime, technology, and sports for FoxNews.com. His E-Mail is Frank.Miles@foxnews.com.