Kavanaugh’s Asked About The New Yorker’s Journalist Integrity On Running Ramirez Allegations

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh pointed out that the New York Times could not corroborate the second allegation of sexual misconduct levied against him — despite the New Yorker’s decision to green-light it — in an interview with Fox News host Martha MacCallum on Monday night.


“The women I knew in college and the men I knew in college say it is inconceivable that I could have done such a thing. And the New York Times reported that just last week this person making the accusation was calling other classmates saying she was not sure that I had done this. Again, just asking for a fair process where I can be heard and I can defend my integrity.” (RELATED: A Second Woman: Kavanaugh Decries Last Minute Smear As New Accuser Emerges)

The New York Times refused to publish the most recent allegations made by Deborah Ramirez, a fellow Yale graduate, because they could not confirm her story or even that Kavanaugh attended the party in question. (RELATED: The New York Times Was Unable To Corroborate Second Kavanaugh Accuser’s Story)

“I’m not going to comment on the New Yorker’s journalistic practices.  The New York Times said they could not corroborate this story and said that the person making the accusation had been calling around last week to other classmates, indicating her uncertainty about whether I had ever done such a thing.” (RELATED: Brett Kavanaugh Gets Personal, Reveals Details About His Sexual Experiences In High School And College)

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