NYT Regrets Assigning Writer Critical Of Kavanaugh To 1985 Bar Fight Story

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SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh's claims that he wasn't a problematic drinker back in his Georgetown Prep and Yale days continue to unravel after the New York Times unearthed a police report from 1985 suggesting that the then-college student incited a bar brawl in New Haven. Their defense does not focus on the truthfulness issue, but instead on the legitimacy of bar-fighting, which they apparently see as a cherished way of life now under threat by the liberal elite.

"At the time the report was taken, the victim did not provide detectives with the location of the incident or suspect description", the police department said in a statement, noting that the case has been reopened with new details.

The man noticed Ludington, Kavanaugh and the others looking at him and - according to Ludington - aggressively asked them to stop.

In a statement, Ludington, now a professor at North Carolina State University, said Kavanaugh drank often and heavily, and became "belligerent and aggressive" when very drunk. The report has since been corroborated by Kavanaugh's old classmate, Chad Ludlington. Dudley allegedly threw a glass at Cozzolino, causing an injury that sent Cozzolino to the hospital.

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Dudley denied the accusation to the police, and Kavanaugh did not want "to say if he threw the ice or not", the Times reports that the police report said.

Murphy said that "the story is straightforward and fact-based and we fully stand behind it". I was with Brett frequently in college, whether it be in the gym, in class or socializing. "She is not a newsroom reporter", the spokesperson for The Times said. Hartman confirmed Tuesday that Dudley was arrested. I never ever saw Brett blackout.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the police report. She said she was "100 percent" sure Kavanaugh did it, while Kavanaugh swore he has "never sexually assaulted anyone". "We're a college town, lots of bars, lots of establishments that serve liquor".