A highschool pal of Supreme Courtroom nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he’ll cooperate with any legislation enforcement company that can “confidentially examine” sexual misconduct allegations in opposition to him and Kavanaugh.
Mark Decide despatched a signed letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday, saying he “categorically” denies sexual misconduct allegations made by Julie Swetnick.
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“I’ll cooperate with any legislation enforcement company that’s assigned to confidentially examine these allegations,” the letter learn.
In a sworn assertion launched Wednesday, Swetnick accused Kavanaugh and Decide of extreme consuming and inappropriate therapy of ladies within the early 1980s, amongst different accusations.
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Decide says in his letter that he doesn’t know Swetnick and doesn’t recall any events within the early 1980s the place he “fondled or grabbed ladies in an aggressive or undesirable method.”
He says Swetnick’s allegations are “so weird” and he “would keep in mind actions so outlandish.”
Whereas talking earlier than the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday, Christine Blasey Ford additionally alleged that Decide was current when Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her.
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“Brett and Mark got here into the bed room and locked the door behind them,” she recounted of the incident, which she mentioned occurred 36 years in the past.
She later added: “Mark was urging Brett on, though at occasions he informed Brett to cease. A few occasions I made eye contact with Mark and thought he would possibly attempt to assist me, however he didn’t.”
— With information from World Information reporter Maham Abedi