Senate Investigating Fourth and Fifth Misconduct Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh (Report)
According to a report by NBC News, an anonymous complaint sent to Sen. Cory Gardner claims that an intoxicated Kavanaugh physically assaulted a woman he knew in the Washington, D.C., area in 1998.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is investigating at least two more allegations of misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, according to NBC News and Bloomberg.
Per NBC's report, an anonymous complaint sent to Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) claims that an intoxicated Kavanaugh physically assaulted a woman he knew in the Washington, D.C., area in 1998.
"When they left the bar (under the influence of alcohol) they were all shocked when Brett Kavanaugh, shoved her friend up against the wall very aggressively and sexually," the complaint reads. "There were at least four witnesses including my daughter." The letter did not provide any names.
Kavanaugh was reportedly asked about the new complaint during a phone call on Tuesday between himself and the committee.
According to Bloomberg News reporter Jennifer Epstein, Senate staffers have also asked Kavanaugh about a fifth accusation that was reported to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI).
According to a document Epstein tweeted Wednesday, a Whitehouse constituent reported that one of his close acquaintances had told him she had been assaulted by Kavanaugh and another man in 1985 on a boat. The constituent, whose name was redacted, reportedly confronted the two men, "leaving them with significant injuries."
These latest accounts come on the eve of the Senate testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexually assaulting her. Ford says that Kavanaugh assaulted her when both were teenagers at a party in the 1980s. Two other women have come forward with claims of misconduct against Kavanaugh.
Kavanaugh, who has denied all the allegations, will also testify on Thursday.