Third Kavanaugh accuser backs away from some of her 'gang rape' claims

Dennis Ketterer

Swetnick said immediately after the assault, she told her mother and went to the Montgomery County Police Department.

When asked why he chose to come forward and speak out against Swetnick, he told Ingraham that he did so to "tell the truth" and that it was his "civic duty" to do so.

"I'd say that anytime that he has two of the three locked down, we will see a vote as quickly as possible". "I asked her if this was just a fantasy of hers".

In the interview, she said she had graduated high school and was at community college when she began attending house parties where she met Kavanaugh.

On Tuesday, a GOP senator tweeted that a "criminal referral should be sent to the FBI" after Judge Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Julie Swetnick, seemingly retracted some of her claims against Kavanaugh.

When one person commented that Kelly is enabling the "Male Misogynistic Culture", Kelly - who previously accused former Fox News' Roger Ailes of sexual harassment - replied to that as well. Her father "told me that she had psychological and other problems".

Ketterer, who won an Emmy award for his reporting in 1995, said while he was watching Kavanaugh's testimony on Thursday and "saw Mrs. Kavanaugh looking so sad, I felt she needed to know in this instance, her husband was being mischaracterized.based on my direct experience with Julie, I do not believe her allegations".

"Julie told me that she.tried sex with multiple guys in high school and still liked it from time-to-time", he said.

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Swetnick's original statement was that Kavanaugh was responsible for spiking punch and giving women quaaludes so that they could be more easily assaulted, but she reversed her position in the interview with Snow. Swetnik has accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

Swetnick's attorney Michael Avenatti tweeted another sworn declaration from a witness, whose name was redacted in the documents, backing up Swetnick's allegations against Kavanaugh and Judge.

Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee took the unusual step of releasing a statement about the sex life of one of Brett Kavanaugh's accusers - and included claims from her ex-boyfriend that she enjoys group sex.

Kavanaugh has denied all the allegations brought against him.

In an interview, Avenatti expressed frustration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for not agreeing to meet with Swetnick.

"Never", he said. "We used to talk about everything and she never once mentioned that at all". He now says she is "not credible at all". Now, she told Snow that she doesn't "know what he did" for sure. "I don't know what his reputation as a lawyer is". When I first made a decision to run, everybody said the single most important thing you do is the Supreme Court Justice It's okay, we've all heard that many times about a president. "He's a liar", Swetnick responded in the NBC interview.

She added that Kavanaugh allegedly drank "to a point where he was incoherent and vomiting, including well before he was 18 years old".

Ketterer said he spoke with Hatch's staff last Friday and was then handed off to staff for Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa), who he said pressed him in a long phone interview about his knowledge of Swetnick's background and her family relationships. "How could you know what you've forgotten if you blacked out?"