RELEASED: Transcript Of Kavanaugh Asked About 'Gang Rape' Allegations Brought By Avenatti Client

On Sunday night, the Senate Judiciary Committee released the transcript of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh being interviewed via telephone by Senate Democrats on Wednesday about uncorroborated allegations of a “gang rape” ring brought by Julie Swetnick, who’s being represented by #Resistance lawyer Michael Avenatti.

The outlandish allegations by Swetnick, her credibility, and the manner in which they have been leaked to the press by Avenatti have received serious scrutiny and criticism, including by those in the left-wing media, such as CNN’s Jake Tapper.

In the interview, which was given on the eve of the hearing, Kavanaugh answered every question fired his way and emphatically denied each accusation of sexual misconduct, slamming the entertaining of the unsubstantiated allegations as a “farce,” a “disgrace,” and a “circus.”

Here’s a portion of the interview where Kavanaugh directly responds to questions about “gang rape” and “other allegations” by a Senate Judiciary Committee member (Committee members’ names have been redacted):

Ms. Swetnick claims that she observed you being overly aggressive with girls during these house parties. Did you ever become abusive or physically aggressive with women at house parties between 1981 and 1983?

Judge Kavanaugh: No, and she’s lying. She was supposedly at Gaithersburg High School. I don’t know. I don’t know her. I don’t know anyone like her. This is just total B.S.

She also alleges that you fondled girls without consent between 1981 and 1983. Did you fondle girls without consent between 1981 and 1983?

Judge Kavanaugh: No, she’s lying. I don’t know her. I didn’t — we didn’t hang out. I didn’t know people from Gaithersburg High School, which is way out 270. This is a joke. She supposedly — how old is she? She’s supposed — like class of ’80? Give me a break. This whole thing is a farce.

Okay. Moving on to some of her additional allegations. Did you grab girls without consent at parties between 1981 and 1983?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Did you press girls against your body without their consent between 1981 and 1983?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Did you attempt to shift a woman’s clothing to expose her breasts or genitals without her consent at a party between 1981 and 1983?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Did you attempt to remove a woman’s clothing to expose her breasts or genitals without her consent?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Did you make statements designed to demean female partygoers between 1981 and 1983?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Did you make statements designed to humiliate female partygoers between 1981 and 1983?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Did you make statements designed to embarrass female partygoers from 1981 to 1983?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Ms. Swetnick makes reference to Beach Week in her allegations. Did you engage in any abusive conduct toward women at Beach Week?

Judge Kavanaugh: No, and obviously she — you know, it seems very likely that she saw my calendars, which I submitted last night. I mean, give me a break. But “no” is the answer to your question.

Ms. Swetnick also makes allegations related to drugging women at these parties, so I’m going to ask you a few questions related to those allegations. At any time, did you attempt to add grain alcohol to punch at parties in an effort to take advantage of women?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Did you attempt to add drugs, including Quaaludes, to punch at house parties in an effort to take advantage of women?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Have you ever given Quaaludes to a woman?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Did you ever take part in the gang rape of an inebriated woman?

Judge Kavanaugh: No. By the way, can I just ask that you make part of the record the letter that was sent today? I think it was by about 60 people or so, men and women who knew me in high school and said this is nonsense and this needs to stop for the good of the country. I’m paraphrasing that last part. But can you make sure that’s part of the record of this proceeding? They put that together, like, an hour after seeing this nonsense today.

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[D]id you ever line up outside a bedroom to await a turn raping an inebriated woman?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Did you observe men taking part in the gang rape of an inebriated woman?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Did you ever observe men at a party lining up for the purpose of gang raping an inebriated woman?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Did you ever know about gang rapes taking place at a high school party?

Judge Kavanaugh: No. I mean, in the whole country, that question is — I’ve heard about allegations, you know, around the country, but not anything — so I just want to be careful in her phrasing. Have I ever read about that occurring somewhere else is — so just be careful in the question there. But “no” is the answer to anything I ever observed, saw, knew about with me or my friends.

So, did you ever attend a party and hear about a gang rape taking place at that same party?

Judge Kavanaugh: No.

Asked about his general thoughts on the questioning thus far, Kavanaugh replied: “I’m amazed in the United States that you can get the amount of attention for a totally bogus, B.S. charge that this received, just made up about me and friends of mine, too. And, you know, this is just a — it’s a disgrace. It’s a circus.”

“I don’t know where this ends, but, you know, I always said I’m on the sunrise side of the mountain, optimistic, see the day that’s coming. You know, this — I fear for the future. That’s it,” added the judge.

To read the full interview, click here.

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