Lindsey Graham Doesn’t Hold Back In Response To Avenatti Bombshell: ‘I Am Not Going To Be Played’

Molly Prince | Politics Reporter

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina responded Wednesday to allegations by Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels, claiming his client was the victim of a gang rape in the early 1980s where Judge Brett Kavanaugh was present.

“From my view, just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, it just did,” Graham tweeted. “The lawyer to porn stars has just taken this debacle to an even lower level. I hope people will be highly suspicious of this allegation presented by Michael Avenatti.”

Avenatti‘s client, Julie Swetnick, claimed she went to more than 10 parties with Kavanaugh in attendance in 1981 and 1982 where she “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,” according to a declaration(RELATED: Lindsey Graham On Kavanaugh Accuser’s Lie Detector Test: ‘Who Paid For It?’)

“I have a difficult time believing any person would continue to go — according to the affidavit — ten parties over a two-year period where women were routinely gang raped and not report it,” Graham continued in a series of tweets. “Why would any reasonable person continue to hang around people like this? Why would any person continue to put their friends and themselves in danger? Isn’t there some duty to warn others?”

Kavanaugh has vehemently denied the allegation and previously argued that he was a virgin through college.

“I very much believe in allowing people to be heard. But I am not going to be played, and I’m not going to have my intelligence insulted by the Michael Avenattis of the world,” Graham tweeted. “I will not be a participant in wholesale character assassination that defies credibility.”

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