• New Yorker Reporters Stand by Second Kavanaugh Accuser's Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

    23 days ago - By Fortune

    A second woman's account of being sexually harassed by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was revealed Sunday in an article published by the New Yorker .
    The woman, Deborah Ramirez, was a classmate of Kavanaugh's at Yale. After carefully reviewing her memories of the event, Ramirez told the New Yorker that she remembers Kavanaugh "exposing himself" to her at a "drunken dormitory party," during which time he "thrust his penis in her face and caused her to touch it without her consent." Ramirez has not stated whether she is willing to testify, but she has called for an FBI...
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  • Why Democrats brought up the Kavanaugh accusations at the last minute when they've known since July

    23 days ago - By Chron

    Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein got a letter from professor Christine Blasey Ford accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault in July, but did not mention it until the final stages of Kavanaugh's confirmation in September.
    Feinstein considered starting an internal investigation and other ways to prove Ford's allegations without identifying her over the course of the intervening months.
    Republicans, including President Trump, have accused Feinstein of keeping the allegations secret until the last minute to torpedo Kavanaugh's nomination.
    Other Democrats are also...
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  • Avalanche of new Kavanaugh accusers could kill his nomination and even sink his current job

    Avalanche of new Kavanaugh accusers could kill his nomination and even sink his current job

    23 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, had his nomination rocked by additional and graphic accusations of sexual misconduct over the weekend.
    A New Yorker story described an investigation by Senate Democrats into whether Kavanaugh exposed himself to, and assaulted, a woman in college on Sunday.
    Lawyer and activist Michael Avenatti also revealed he had a client that came forward with graphic allegations that Kavanaugh, in high school, tried to use drugs and alcohol to rape women.
    Kavanaugh denies all allegations of misconduct and looks forward to a public hearing...
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  • How Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Second Sexual Assault Allegation Could Change Everything

    23 days ago - By Fortune

    On Sunday, The New Yorker published new accusations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
    Kavanaugh's Yale classmate Deborah Ramirez told Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer that he had exposed himself to her, thrust his penis in her face, and that she touched his penis while pushing him away. The new allegations come days before Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who says Kavanaugh assaulted her when they were both in high school, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
    Here's why Ramirez's story matters:
    Kavanaugh was an adult
    Since Blasey Ford first...
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