Democrats produced a smoking gun.
A third woman stepped forward to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.
But what she claimed could be the final nail in his coffin.
A Third Woman Steps Forward
Michael Avenatti – the lawyer who represents porn star Stormy Daniels – spent days claiming he found a new accuser that would bring down Brett Kavanaugh.
On Wednesday, he finally showed his cards.
Avenatti produced a declaration from government employee Julie Swetnick.
Swetnick graduated high school in 1980, three years before Kavanaugh.
She claimed in her declaration that Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge were there when she was gang raped.
“In approximately 1982, I became the victim of one of these “gang” or “train” rapes where Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh were present. Shortly after the incident, I shared what had transpired with at least two other people. During the incident, I was incapacitated without my consent and unable to fight off the boys raping me. I believe I was drugged using Quaaludes or something similar placed in what I was drinking.”
Swetnick also claimed Kavanaugh helped drug girls with alcohol and pills so they could be gang-raped.
“I also witnessed efforts by Mark Judge, Brett Kavanaugh and others to cause girls to become inebriated and disoriented so they could then be “gang raped” in a side room or bedroom by a “train” of numerous boys. I have a firm recollection of seeing boys lined up outside rooms at many of these parties waiting for their “turn” with a girl inside the room. These boys included Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh.”
The Story Falls Apart
Critics quickly picked apart this story.
They noted Swetnick was three years older than Kavanaugh.
That meant she attended weekly high school house parties as a college student.
They also questioned the fact that Swetnick continued to attend these parties despite the fact she knew gang rapes occurred.
In addition, Swetnick never accuses Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her.
She claims she only heard about Kavanaugh being there or performing degrading acts on women from other people.
Swetnick claimed these parties went on every weekend of the school year.
But no one told a parent, teacher, or law enforcement.
Kavanaugh went through six FBI background checks—which included interviews with past associates as part of the process.
No one ever mentioned rape parties.
Kavanaugh strongly denied the charges.
He said, “This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone. I don’t know who this is and this never happened.”
Trump Fires Back
Swetnick’s claims are not credible.
They are smears.
Donald Trump took aim at Avenatti and blasted him for being a fraud.
Avenatti is a third rate lawyer who is good at making false accusations, like he did on me and like he is now doing on Judge Brett Kavanaugh. He is just looking for attention and doesn’t want people to look at his past record and relationships – a total low-life!
Critics contend Avenatti produced an even less credible accuser than Christine Ford and Deborah Ramirez.
Trump recognized these accusations for the smear campaign that they are.
Senate Republicans should follow his lead and confirm Kavanaugh.
We will keep you up to date on any new developments in this ongoing story.