Mark Choose, a highschool pal of Brett Kavanaugh accused of witnessing the alleged sexual assault of Christine Blasey Ford, is being interviewed by the FBI, Choose’s lawyer mentioned Monday.
Choose’s interview began, however “has not been accomplished,” his legal professional mentioned in a press release.
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On Friday, Choose mentioned he would cooperate with any regulation enforcement investigation that can “confidentially” probe the allegations, which he has “categorically” denied.
When Ford testified earlier than the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill final week, she claimed Choose was in the identical room as Kavanaugh when he allegedly pinned her down whereas at a highschool celebration 36 years in the past. She mentioned that Choose jumped on prime of them on the mattress because it occurred.
In a letter to the committee after the listening to, Choose mentioned: “I don’t recall the occasions described by Dr. Ford in her testimony earlier than the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee right this moment. I by no means noticed Brett act within the method Dr. Ford describes.”
Julie Swetnick, one other girl who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct by her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, mentioned Choose, in addition to the Supreme Court docket nominee, made undesirable sexual advances at ladies whereas at events in highschool within the 1980s.
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Swetnick alleged the 2 drugged the “punch” and took part in “gang rapes” and “prepare rapes.” She mentioned she was a sufferer of gang rape, and mentioned each Choose and Kavanaugh had been there to witness the incident.
Choose, a recovering alcoholic, referred to as the allegations “so weird that, even whereas affected by my habit, I’d bear in mind actions so outlandish. I categorically deny them.”
Fox Information’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.