USAToday reports that Dr. Blasey has sent the Senate 4 signed affidavits that establish that she discussed being sexually assaulted by Brett Kavanaugh years prior to his nomination to the supreme court. In addition, she has documents dated as far back as 2012 that prove this beyond any doubt. One example is included in the story:
“Christine did not mention the assault to me again until June 29, 2018
On that day, Koegler said Ford revealed to him in an email that the person who had assaulted her in high school was President Donald Trump’s “favorite for SCOTUS.”
In his response email, Koegler wrote, “I remember you telling me about him, but I don’t remember his name. Do you mind telling me so I can read about him?”
Ford’s emailed response: “Brett Kavanaugh.”
This pretty much kills the argument that her allegations could be politically motivated, “recovered memories”, or any other popular conspiracy theory.
The remaining defenses available to the GOP are that she has had highly detailed memories about Kavanaugh assaulting her that have remained consistent for years, but is somehow “confused” about the assailant or that it doesn’t even matter if Kavanaugh was assaulting women through high school and college because he coaches high school girls now and that proves he’s a changed man.
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