Kavanaugh faced police questioning over 1985 bar brawl

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(UPDATE - 1:19 P.M.) In a statement released Tuesday afternoon, a New York Times spokesperson says the paper should have commissioned a newsroom reporter to cover the alleged Kavanaugh incident instead of Bazelon.

The incident reportedly occurred at a bar called Demery's. Soon both Dudley and the man were bloodied, and friends were rushing in to pull the brawlers apart, according to Ludington and Warren N. Sams III, a fourth Yale classmate who said he observed the altercation.

As a 20-year-old Yale undergraduate, Kavanaugh and a pal, future National Basketball Association player Chris Dudley, were in the middle of a drunken altercation that left a bloody gash in a victim's ear - and that witnesses said started when Kavanaugh tossed ice at the man, according to a newly-revealed police report. After the man responded in kind, Kavanaugh threw a beer in his face, said Charles Ludington, a former Yale basketball player who's now a history professor at North Carolina State University.

Mr Kavanaugh passionately denied the accusations at a Senate committee hearing on Thursday, and challenged suggestions he had a drinking problem at the time.

Swisher describes befriending Kavanaugh during her freshman year. "And when I see what's going on it's scary".

Ms Brookes was also roommates with another Kavanaugh accuser, Deborah Ramirez, but says she never saw him sexually abuse anyone nor did she feel unsafe around him.

Opposition Democrats have accused the administration of trying to limit the scope of the inquiry, amid media reports that Judge Kavanaugh's third accuser - Julie Swetnick - would not be interviewed.

On Friday, Donald Trump ordered the FBI to carry out an investigation lasting up to a week into the allegations against Mr Kavanaugh, acting on a request from Senate Republican leaders who were pressed by moderate senators in Mr Trump's own party.

One of Kavanaugh's classmates claimed that following a UB40 concert, a group that included Kavanaugh went to a bar where they spotted a man who some in the group believed resembled a member of the band.

"I like beer, I still like beer, ' Mr Kavanaugh testified under oath". While the two men, he said, haven't stayed in close touch, he said he knew Kavanaugh well in college.

At the time of the incident, Cozzolino was 21 years old, though it's unclear whether he was a fellow Yale student or not. "Not one time", Dudley said.

The president's son, Donald Trump Jr, has said the #MeToo movement makes him more anxious about his sons' future than his daughters'.

James Roche, Kavanaugh's freshman year roommate at Yale, also spoke out.

Mr Kavanaugh is accused of sexual assault by several women, which are being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Ludington's not the only one countering parts of Kavanaugh's testimony.

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