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When asked last fall about Ramirez’s allegations, Kavanaugh in a Fox News interview, said, “I never did any such thing — never did any such thing. The other people alleged to be there don’t recall any such thing. If such a thing had happened, it would’ve been the talk of campus.”
But former classmates corroborated that the incident occurred. One, Max Stier, told the Times said he saw Kavanaugh, “with his pants down at a different drunken dorm party, where friends pushed his penis into the hand of a female student.”
“Mr. Stier, who runs a nonprofit organization in Washington, notified senators and the F.B.I. about this account, but the F.B.I. did not investigate and Mr. Stier has declined to discuss it publicly,” the Times reported.
Ramirez’s legal team provided the FBI with “a list of at least 25 individuals who may have had corroborating evidence,” the Times wrote . “But the bureau — in its supplemental background investigation — interviewed none of them, though we learned many of these potential witnesses tried in vain to reach the F.B.I. on their own.”
Amid the new sexual misconduct claim, Democratic presidential hopefuls Julián Castro, Senator Kamala Harris, and Senator Elizabeth Warren have called for an investigation into Kavanaugh and impeachment.
“It’s more clear than ever that Brett Kavanaugh lied under oath. He should be impeached,” Castro tweeted Saturday. “And Congress should review the failure of the Department of Justice to properly investigate the matter.”
Warren echoed Harris’s sentiment, saying, “Confirmation is not exoneration, and these newest revelations are disturbing. Like the man who appointed him,