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Kavanaugh Was Questioned by Police After a 1985 Bar Fight, Report Shows

Kavanaugh Was Questioned by Police After a 1985 Bar Fight, Report Shows

Ludington spoke to Cuomo tonight for a chat on what he knew Kavanaugh's boozy conduct, as well as a newly-uncovered police report connecting Kavanaugh to a 1985 incident at a bar.

The piece didn't go anywhere; Kavanaugh wasn't arrested and a man cited in the story said Kavanaugh threw a beer on the patron (the ice disappeared somehow). According to his Yale classmate and former drinking buddy Chad Ludington, that fight started after Kavanaugh and friends mistook a man in the bar for Ali Campbell, the frontman of the British reggae group UB40, much to the band's chagrin. Dudley also did not respond to the Times, and Cozzolino declined to comment to the newspaper.

The White House had questioned the Times' motivation in writing the story because one of its authors, Emily Bazelon, criticized Kavanaugh in July after he was nominated to the court by President Donald Trump.

It's important to remember Kavanaugh wasn't arrested, and Dudley denies the accusation. The man told the three to stop looking at him and Kavanaugh flung his beer, Ludington said, starting a brawl. We talked at night as freshman roommates do, and I would see him as he returned from nights out with his friends.

Of course, the main point here is that another figure from Kavanaugh's past has come forward with evidence of the sort of boorish behavior Kavanaugh has been accused of but steadfastly denied while under oath before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Kavanaugh was a junior at Yale at the time. "The problem is lying about it", Swisher said on "Cuomo Prime Time".

Oxley said it was college and that people drank, but "I never saw him in a state where he wasn't in control". "Not one time", Dudley said.

On Monday, the White House circulated a statement from Dudley, who went on to play in the National Basketball Association and run for governor of OR in 2010.

"Without making it sound less important, this is a college town - things haven't changed in that we deal with these types of incidents on a daily basis", Hartman said.