CNN Reads On Air Entire Letter Christine Blasey Ford Sent Accusing Kavanaugh of Sexual Assault
On Sunday, CNN’s Ana Cabrera read on air the entire letter Christine Blasey Ford sent to Sen. Dianne Feinstein alleging Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her while both were in high school.
Some of the names and places were redacted.
“I am writing with information relevant in evaluating the current nominee to the Supreme Court. As a constituent, I expect that you will maintain this as confidential until we have further opportunity to speak. Brett Kavanaugh physically and sexually assaulted me during high school in the early 1980’s. He conducted these acts with the assistance of REDACTED,” the letter began.
The letter continued on:
“Both were one to two years older than me and students at a local private school. The assault occurred in a suburban Maryland area home at a gathering that included me and four others. Kavanaugh physically pushed me into a bedroom as I was headed for a bathroom up a short stair well from the living room. They locked the door and played loud music precluding any successful attempt to yell for help.
Kavanaugh was on top of me while laughing with REDACTED, who periodically jumped onto Kavanaugh. They both laughed as Kavanaugh tried to disrobe me in their highly inebriated state. With Kavanaugh’s hand over my mouth I feared he may inadvertently kill me.”
Ford also said she “received medical treatment regarding the assault” and had previously consulted her local government representative to ask how to proceed.
According to CNN, “CNN was not provided a copy of the letter sent to Feinstein, but a source who had the letter read the contents of a redacted version to CNN.”
Kavanaugh has categorically denied the allegation.
The full text of the letter, via CNN, is available here.
Watch above, via CNN
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