Third Accuser: No ‘Human Being Should Treat People’ The Way Kavanaugh Behaved

Screengrab of clip of Julie Swetnick aired on Morning Joe Sept. 27, 2018.
September 27, 2018 7:49 a.m.

Julie Swetnick, the third woman to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, told Showtime’s “The Circus” that the way she witnessed Kavanaugh behave in high school should disqualify him from serving on the Supreme Court.

“If he’s going to have that seat legitimately, all of these things should be investigated because, from what I experienced firsthand, I don’t think he belongs on the Supreme Court,” she said in the clip, aired on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Thursday morning, just hours before Christine Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh testify over Blasey Ford’s allegations of sexual assault. “I just want the facts to come out and I want it to be judge and I want the American people of to have those facts and to judge for themselves. … I don’t think any human being should treat people that way.”

In a signed affidavit released on Wednesday, Swetnick makes a slew of allegations about Kavanaugh’s alcohol-induced behavior at parties in high school, where she alleges he was “present” when she was raped by multiple boys at a party.

Republican Senators have slammed Swetnick’s credibility partially because she attended the high school parties repeatedly when she witnessed other women being sexually assaulted and primarily because she is being represented by Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels who alleges having an affair with President Trump.

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