Kavanaugh Denies Second Sexual Misconduct Allegation

Deborah Ramirez told The New Yorker that Brett Kavanaugh exposed himself to her while they were both at a college party.
Posted at 12:14 PM, Sep 24, 2018

Another woman has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

The New Yorker reported Sunday that Deborah Ramirez previously told Senate Democrats about the incident. She claims Kavanaugh exposed himself to her during a party while they both were at Yale in the early 1980s.

The report prompted Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein to call for the Senate Judiciary Committee to immediately postpone Kavanaugh's confirmation process. She also called for the committee to refer investigations into both sexual misconduct allegations to the FBI.

But a spokesman for Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Sunday that the committee chairman had no plan to delay a hearing scheduled for Thursday with Christine Blasey Ford, who publicly alleged earlier this month that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her while they were in high school.

Kavanaugh has denied both accusations. The White House, which called Ramirez's allegation "the latest in a coordinated smear campaign by the Democrats," reportedly does not plan to withdraw Kavanaugh's nomination.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.