- A 2015 clip of Brett Kavanaugh making a joke about the elite Maryland high school he attended has resurfaced at an inconvenient time for the Supreme Court nominee.
- Kavanaugh faces allegations of sexually assaulting a woman along with the help of a friend when they were all teenagers at a high school party.
- Kavanaugh and the friend, Mark Judge, attended Georgetown Prep.
- Kavanaugh and Judge are also accused of being involved in gang rapes at parties while they were in high school.
- In 2015, Kavanaugh joked that “what happens at Georgetown Prep stays at Georgetown Prep.”
A 2015 clip of Judge Brett Kavanaugh making a joke about the elite Maryland high school he attended has resurfaced at an inconvenient time for the Supreme Court nominee.
Kavanaugh currently faces allegations of sexually assaulting a woman when they were both teenagers with the help of one of his friends from school.
The woman, Christine Blasey Ford, alleges Kavanaugh attempted to force himself onto her at a party in the early 1980s. Kavanaugh’s friend, Mark Judge, is accused of being his accomplice in the alleged act.
Additional allegations against Kavanaugh and Judge were brought to light on Wednesday. A woman named Julie Swetnick, who’s represented by Attorney Michael Avenatti, alleges Kavanaugh and Judge were involved in the gang rape of girls at parties when they were in high school. Swetnick also claims both were at a party as teenagers where she was gang raped.
Kavanaugh and Judge both attended Georgetown Prep, one of the top high schools for boys in the DC area, and graduated in 1983. Judge is the author of two memoirs, “Wasted” and “God and Man at Georgetown Prep.” In both, he details the drinking and debauchery he took part in while at Prep.
While delivering remarks at the Columbus School of Law in March 2015, Kavanaugh made a jocular reference to his alma mater: “We had a good saying that we’ve held firm to to this day as the dean was reminding me before the talk, which is what happens at Georgetown Prep stays at Georgetown Prep. That’s been a good thing for all of us.”
Kavanaugh: “We had a good saying that we’ve held firm to to this day as the dean was reminding me before the talk, which is what happens at Georgetown Prep stays at Georgetown Prep. That’s been a good thing for all of us.” pic.twitter.com/c1oWLzG4l9
— Evan Rosenfeld (@Evan_Rosenfeld) September 18, 2018
Both Kavanaugh and Judge have both vehemently denied Ford and Swetnick’s allegations, which could derail Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination.
Kavanaugh and Ford are set to testify on her allegation before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
Judge last Tuesday issued a statement claiming he had no memory of the alleged assault involving Ford and said he did not wish to testify, rejecting calls from Senate Democrats for him to do so.
Barbara Van Gelder, Judge’s lawyer, on Wednesday doubled down on this in the wake of Swetnick’s allegations and said Judge is not “publicly talking about these matters during the pendency of the confirmation process.”
Meanwhile, Judge has reportedly fled the Washington, DC, area as a result of the accusations he faces and is holed up in a beach house in Bethany Beach, Delaware.