Yale friend says Kavanaugh was a heavy drinker

Mail Online | 9/30/2018 | Emily Crane For Dailymail.com;Associated Press
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A former Yale University classmate of Brett Kavanaugh's has described him as 'a frequent drinker, and a heavy drinker'.

Charles 'Chad' Ludington, who now teaches at North Carolina State University, said on Sunday that he is 'deeply troubled' by what he claims is a blatant mischaracterization by Kavanaugh of his drinking at Yale.

Ludington - Statement - Kavanaugh - Friend - Yale

Ludington, who said in a statement that he was Kavanaugh's friend at Yale and sometimes drank with him, went on the record after hearing Kavanaugh's testimony during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.

In addition to being a 'frequent' and 'heavy drinker', Ludington said Kavanaugh was often 'belligerent and aggressive' when drunk.

Occasions - Kavanaugh - Words - Stagger - Alcohol

He added that on many occasions he heard Kavanaugh slur his words and saw him stagger from alcohol consumption.

Ludington said he plans to speak to the FBI because he believes Kavanaugh downplayed the 'degree and frequency' of his drinking during the Senate hearing.

FBI - Agents - Bureau - Raleigh - Office

FBI agents have asked him to meet at the bureau's Raleigh office on Monday, the New York Times reports.

During the hearing on Thursday, Kavanaugh insisted that he had never blacked out from drinking alcohol.

Chief - Accuser - Dr - Christine - Blasey

His chief accuser, Dr Christine Blasey Ford, has claimed that Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge were intoxicated when he allegedly sexually assaulted her.

Ford, a California university professor, detailed her claims during the hearing that Kavanaugh tried to rape her at a party in 1982 when the two were still high school teenagers.

Deborah - Ramirez - Woman - Allegations - Kavanaugh

It comes as Deborah Ramirez, who was the second woman to come forward with allegations against Kavanaugh from their time...
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