New accuser says Kavanaugh was present at group sexual attacks

Michael Avenatti's claim comes the same night The New Yorker published allegations from Deborah Ramirez

SUSAN WATTS NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Michael Avenatti's claim comes the same night The New Yorker published allegations from Deborah Ramirez

A new woman claimed yesterday to have witnessed sexually abusive behaviour by Brett Kavanaugh and said she was gang-raped at a party in the early 1980s attended by the Supreme Court nominee.

Judge - as well as the other three people mentioned by Ford at the party, including Kavanaugh - have said they have no recollection of that party. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford claims Judge joined Kavanaugh in his drunken assault on her at a Maryland home in or around 1982.

Julie Swetnick has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

Gildo-Mazzon wrote that after she read Ford's story in The Washington Post on September 16, "I contacted Christine's lawyers to advise them that she had told me about this assault in 2013".

The woman is represented by a lawyer named Michael Avenatti who represents Stormie Daniels, the porn actress who's accusing President Trump of paying her to keep silent.

CNN and the Associated Press have not yet been able to corroborate Swetnick's story.

Both Ford and Kavanaugh are expected to testify before the committee on Thursday.

Avenatti took to Twitter and post an image and "sworn declaration" of Julie Swetnick.

"In approximately 1982, I became the victim of one of these "gang" or "train" rapes where Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh were present". He and one of the accusers, Christine Blasey Ford, will testify publicly Thursday before the Judiciary Committee.

Swetnick says she witnessed the two drinking and engaging in inappropriate conduct.

"I will say this...if a woman were to yell, interrupt and cry while being questioned, people would call her unhinged or say she had a meltdown", she tweeted. "I don't know who this is and this never happened".

Ford's reply: "Brett Kavanaugh".

Her attorney Michael Avenatti provided a statement from his client to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Lawyers for Kavanaugh sent five pages from the calendar to the Senate Judiciary Committee late Tuesday, notifying them they meant to use the pages to prove Kavanaugh wasn't at a 1982 house party where Christine Blasey Ford alleges Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed, groped her, tried to remove her clothes and put his hand over her mouth.

Swetnick said Kavanaugh's claim of "innocence" and lack of sexual activity in high school was "absolutely false and a lie". She said she had been nearly raped by someone who was now a federal judge. "So the information that would have shown what she said at the very first time when she revealed these allegations, has not been turned over to the Senate", Wilkinson said.

Both Kavanaugh and Judge have denied her account.

An attorney for Judge in an email to The Hill said Judge "vehemently denies" Swetnick's allegations. She has said he forced her into a room at a high school party, held her on a bed and tried removing her clothes as he muffled her mouth with his hands.

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