The New York Times said Tuesday that it should not have assigned a writer who criticized Brett Kavanaugh on social media to its news story about the Supreme Court nominee's alleged involvement in a bar fight in 1985. Mr. Kavanaugh was not arrested, but the police report stated that a 21-year-old man accused Mr. Kavanaugh of throwing ice on him "for some unknown reason". Former NBA player Chris Dudley said he regularly drank with Kavanaugh while the two were classmates at Yale University - and "never, ever saw him blacked out" drunk.
The victim, Dom Cozzolino, "was bleeding from the right ear", according to the report obtained by the Times, and later was treated at a local hospital. In the police report, Kavanaugh was questioned about apparently "throwing ice" at a man, an action that he denied at the time.
The man swung at Kavanaugh, and Dudley struck him with a bottle, Ludington said.
On Sunday, Ludington said publicly that he meant to discuss the incident with Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in Raleigh, N.C., where he is an associate professor at North Carolina State University. "She is not a news reporter", the Times' statement reads.
What did the classmate say about Mr Kavanaugh?
Honesty is one of the things you most want in a Supreme Court justice, Noah explained, and there are "more and more signs Kavanaugh might not have enough of it, especially when it comes to his history with drinking". When the man told them to stop looking at him, according to Chad Luddington, who was part of the Yale group Kavanaugh "threw his beer at the guy".
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This was the hearing during which Kavanaugh tried to downplay his past drinking habits while denying the multiple sexual misconduct allegations that have been made against him.
The Times failed to disclose that the article, co-authored by Emily Bazelon and Ben Protess, was written by at least one individual who has publicly announced her opposition to Kavanaugh.
The report got swift pushback from the Trump team, with spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders describing the account in which police investigated Kavanaugh's allegedly drunken violent behavior and he refused to answer their questions as "desperate". Ludington played basketball at Yale (and later, professionally in Europe) and said that athletes comprised much of Kavanaugh's social circle.
Bustle has reached out to the White House for comment. I did not observe the specific incident in question, but I do remember Brett frequently drinking excessively and becoming incoherently drunk.
"He wasn't that type of person", Dudley said.