Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is being investigated for sexual misconduct while he was an adult at Yale.
The New Yorker reported:
A third male student then exposed himself to her. “I remember a penis being in front of my face,” she said. “I knew that’s not what I wanted, even in that state of mind.” She recalled remarking, “That’s not a real penis,” and the other students laughing at her confusion and taunting her, one encouraging her to “kiss it.” She said that she pushed the person away, touching it in the process. Ramirez, who was raised a devout Catholic in Connecticut, said that she was shaken. “I wasn’t going to touch a penis until I was married,” she said. “I was embarrassed and ashamed and humiliated.” She remembers Kavanaugh standing to her right and laughing, pulling up his pants. “Brett was laughing,” she said. “I can still see his face, and his hips coming forward, like when you pull up your pants.” She recalled another male student shouting about the incident. “Somebody yelled down the hall, ‘Brett Kavanaugh just put his penis in Debbie’s face,’ ” she said. “It was his full name. I don’t think it was just ‘Brett.’ And I remember hearing and being mortified that this was out there.”
There are now potentially three women coming forward with allegations
Republicans knew that this second allegation of sexual assault was a problem, which is why they have been trying to rush the committee vote and the confirmation vote. Attorney Michael Avenatti has also said on Sunday evening that he represents a woman who has information about Brett Kavanaugh. The Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination appears to be crumbling under the weight of several sexual assault allegations.
Senate Republicans have been trying to hurry Brett Kavanaugh on to the Supreme Court, and the reason why is looking like it has less to do with the upcoming election. Brett Kavanaugh‘s nomination needs to be withdrawn immediately. If Trump doesn’t withdraw the nomination, a few Senate Republicans must vote him down.
Should Republicans try to move forward with Kavanaugh‘s confirmation, they will face the wrath of a nation enraged voters in less than two months. Republicans can kiss control of Congress goodbye if they stand with Brett Kavanaugh.
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