New York Times updates Brett Kavanaugh piece to add that accuser did not recall alleged assault

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The New York Times is facing intense backlash after revising its 'bombshell' article describing new sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh to include the fact that the alleged victim does not remember the apparent assault and had declined to be interviewed about it.

The Times published its story on Saturday based on claims made by Max Stier, a former male classmate of Kavanaugh's at Yale.

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Stier did not speak to reporters. Two of them, who have written a book about Kavanaugh's college years, however discovered that he reported to the FBI and senators seeing the Supreme Court Justice push his genitals against a woman at a party in the 1980s.

It is unclear when Stier reported what he saw.

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The woman - who has not been named - however does not remember the incident and has never spoken of it publicly. Those details are in the book but the newspaper did not include them in the excerpt it published on Saturday.

It amended the story on Sunday, after someone who had seen an advance copy of the book flagged the omission.

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By then, President Trump - a vocal enemy of the NYT - had intervened to defend Kavanaugh against impeachment demands from Democrats.

It is the second time its journalists have had to backtrack over the piece after a tweet on Saturday referred to the allegations as 'harmless fun'.

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The fresh claim is similar to the allegation made by Deborah Ramirez, who unlike fellow accuser Christine Blasey Ford, was not asked to testify at Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings last September.

Ramirez claimed that Kavanaugh exposed his **** to her and thrust it in her face at a dorm party, forcing her touch it while they were both students at Yale.

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According to the NYT, Stier notified the FBI and senators about...
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