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Kavanaugh: Avenatti claims “false and outrageous’
In his exclusive interview with Martha MacCallum, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh claims by lawyer Michael Avenatti.
The Republicans have not signaled that they doubt graphics new allegations passed on Tuesday Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for the Supreme Court to abandon than in the public from Democratic attorney Michael Avenatti and Kavanaugh to the fact that he never with a sexual assault.
Avenatti on Tuesday tweeted an “affidavit” by a woman named Julie Swetnick, the claims, the Supreme Court nominee was involved in gang rapes in the early 1980s. You claimed that Kavanaugh was “present”, if you are a “victim” of this alleged assault. Swetnick the allegations follow allegations of sexual misconduct during high school and college against Kavanaugh of two other women.
Kavanaugh has denied all the allegations and responded to Avenatti statement by saying: “This is ridiculous, and out of the Twilight Zone. I don’t know who he is, and that never happened.”
President Trump fired back at Avenatti – who puts porn-star Stormy Daniels in a lawsuit against the President, and who flirts with a 2020 Democratic White house bid – as someone with a history of “false accusations.”
“Avenatti is a third-rate lawyer who is good at false accusations, as he tweeted to me and the way he is now, do judge Brett Kavanaugh,” Trump. “He is just looking for attention and don’t want to see the people, as his past record and relationships – a total low-life!”
Avenatti is a third-rate lawyer who is good at false accusations, as he is to me and the way he is now, judge Brett Kavanaugh do. He is just looking for attention and don’t want to see the people, as his past record and relationships – a total low-life!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 26, 2018
In front of journalists in New York, the President, the hope, Kavanaugh expressed will be confirmed soon by the Senate, in spite of the allegations.
“Hopefully in the next few days it will be settled and solved, and we have a Supreme Court justice, will go down as one of our largest ever,” said the President.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, tweeted that he hopes that people “very suspicious of this claim, presented by Michael Avenatti,” questioning parts of the Swetnick history.
I have a difficult time believing that every person would go to more – according to the affidavit – ten parties over a two-year period, where the women are routine raped by a moderate speed and do not report.
— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) September 26, 2018
“I have a difficult time believing that every person would go to more – according to the affidavit – ten parties over a two-year period, where the women are routine raped by a moderate speed and do not sign it,” Graham tweeted.
Arizona sen. Jeff Flake, a key Republican votes, said on Wednesday during a floor speech, that he his opinion of the Thursday’s scheduled Committee hearing with both Kavanaugh and Prosecutor Christine Blasey Ford.
Below is my correspondence to Mr Davis from moments before, along with an affidavit from my client. We demand an immediate FBI investigation of the allegations. Under no circumstances will a Brett Kavanaugh should not be confirmed, lacks a complete and comprehensive investigation. pic.twitter.com/QHbHBbbfbE
— Michael Avenatti (@Michael Avenatti) September 26, 2018
Ford has force try the accused Kavanaugh, to to to you during a party, while she was 15 and he was 17. Kavanaugh has also accused to have been from a second wife expose herself during a college party at Yale-which he has denied.
Say “I’m not a clairvoyant,” Flake. “I’m not with the gift of clairvoyance. In view of these limitations, I will listen to the testimony before I give my opinion on the testimony.”
So far, despite the chaos caused by the Avenatti allegations, the hearing is still scheduled for Thursday morning.
Meanwhile, Democrats Avenatti s assertion seized, with all 10 Democratic members of the Senate Committee on judiciary Trump the insistence on “immediate” return the nomination or to an FBI investigation.
“We are writing to request that the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, an Associate Justice of the Supreme court or directly to the FBI immediately come back to re-open your background investigation and to thoroughly examine the said several allegations of sexual assault,” the Democrats.
A Democrat, Sen. Jeff Merkley, he said, was so far to ask the courts to stop Kavanaugh’s confirmation process to file a federal lawsuit until “Kavanaugh full data set is available for public inspection.
“The events of the last ten days have only underlined how important it is that the Senate is conducting a careful and comprehensive review of the candidacy, before he said his consent,” Merkley.
MICHAEL AVENATTI RELEASES GRAPHIC KAVANAUGH ALLEGATIONS
In several tweets, Avenatti fired back at the president’s comments on him, saying, “Trump pretends he is a tough guy. He is nothing of the kind.”
Trump pretends he is a tough guy. He is nothing of the sort. He grew up spoiled with a silver spoon in his mouth and a Golden toilet under his butt. He was all delivered. This is why the majority of America and the UN laughs at him and calls him a con. But at least Putin is a fan
— Michael Avenatti (@Michael Avenatti) September 26, 2018
Kavanaugh, in the prepared testimony published to listen to before Thursday, describes sexual assault as “horrific” and “morally wrong” and says that he has “never done anything sexually to anyone – not in school, not in College, not always.”
“I’m here to say this morning in response to these allegations, and the truth,” Kavanaugh said in comments published by the Committee. “And the truth is that I have to be molested never sexually to anyone – not in school, not in College, not always.”
In his testimony, Kavanaugh, “juvenile misconduct”, makes him “cringe”, but says “this is the reason why we are here today.”
“What I’ve been accused of, is far says more seriously, as the young people of misconduct,” Kavanaugh,. “I’ve never even remotely similar to what is described by Dr. Ford.”
Prior to the hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee copies of the calendar published in full from handwritten notes from may, June, July, and August 1982.
The calendar reflects the day to day activities of a typical 17-year-old boy: the plans to mow the lawn, go to the movies, play sports, go to “beach week” and to go to summer camp. It contains mentions of prom, is to be grounded, birthday parties, lifting weights and the survey on the Yale and Brown universities.
In an interview with the Washington Post, Ford said she believes the accusations she detailed happened in the summer of 1982, although she can’t remember where exactly the party was or how they got there.
It has been suggested that the calendar can be used to suggest by Kavanaugh, nothing in it is an allusion to the nature of the group, described by Ford.
Meanwhile, before the hearing, Ford’s attorneys statements from four other people, the tell, Ford told them about the allegations that in the last few years. have published To have none of these people but, the claim had knowledge in 1982. Ford says that you can’t tell someone, to 2012.
Fox News’ Andrew O’reilly contributed to this report.
Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.