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Liz Swisher, Brett Kavanaugh’s former Yale classmate, talks about college drinking



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Swisher, one of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s former
Yale University classmates, appears in an interview with CNN’s
Chris Cuomo, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.


  • Liz Swisher, a Seattle medical doctor and University of
    Washington professor who says she went to Yale with Brett
    Kavanaugh, described Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a
    “sloppy drunk” during their college years.
  • Swisher said in multiple interviews that she believes
    Kavanaugh was dishonest about his drinking habits of the time
    when he gave testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee this
    week about sexual assault allegations leveled against him by
    Christine Blasey Ford.
  • Swisher said she had never seen Kavanaugh act sexually
    aggressive toward women while in college,
    he was “more interested in impressing the boys than
    impressing the girls.”

Liz Swisher, a Seattle medical doctor and one of Brett
Kavanaugh’s former Yale classmates said she believes Kavanaugh
wasn’t telling the truth to senators about his college drinking

Swisher, who described herself as a college friend of Kavanaugh,
told multiple news outlets on Friday that she viewed Kavanaugh as
a “sloppy drunk” when they were in college. In an interview with
Chris Cuomo
Friday night, she said that while she never
witnessed Kavanaugh being “sexually aggressive” with women, she
said she disagrees with his assertion that he rarely drank
excessively in college.

“I don’t buy it,” Swisher said. “That’s not the Brett I knew as
soon as I met him in college. That’s not the Brett I saw during
four years at Yale, and I don’t think many of his answers were

During his Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday, during
which he responded under oath to the sexual-assault allegations
leveled against him by Christine
Blasey Ford
, Kavanaugh vehemently denied ever drinking to the
point of blacking out.

“There is no problem with drinking beer in college. The problem
is lying about it,” Swisher said, implying that Kavanaugh lied to
senators on the questions about his drinking habits.

“He drank heavily. He was a partier. He liked to do beer bongs,
he played drinking games. He was a sloppy drunk,” Swisher said.

Watch Swisher’s full interview on CNN below:

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