Kavanaugh Will Share His 1982 Summer Calendar To Bolster Claim He Didn’t Attend Party

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill September 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. Kavanaugh was nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the vacancy on the court left by retiring Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy.
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To defend his denial of attending a party in the summer of 1982, in which Christine Blasey Ford has alleged that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, Kavanaugh’s team intends to present senators with his calendar for that summer, the New York Times reported. 

According to a person working for Kavanaugh’s confirmation who spoke to the Times, the calendar doesn’t necessarily disprove that Kavanugh wasn’t at the party, but it does note other gatherings that he attended. It also doesn’t corroborate that he was ever at the party with the people that Ford claims were in attendance when he allegedly held her down on a bed and tried to remove her clothes.

The calendar is from June, July and August of 1982 and reportedly shows that Kavanaugh was on vacation at the beach or with his parents most of the summer, according to the Times, which reviewed the calendar. The calendar outlines the activities he participated in that summer: basketball games, movie outings, parties, football workouts and college interviews. The parties mentioned don’t name anyone Ford alleges was at the gathering in question.

Ford and Kavanaugh are set to testify on Thursday. News of Kavanaugh’s planned defense comes on the heels of reports from the New Yorker that another woman has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct.

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