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Friend of Court Nominee Implicates Another Man in the Attack, Then Takes It Back

Sep 22, 2018 - The New York Times

WASHINGTON -- The head of a prominent conservative research organization apologized on Friday for a bizarre string of tweets in which he suggested that the woman accusing Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault might be confusing the judge for one of his high school classmates, whom he posted pictures of and named.

Edward Whelan, the president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a friend of Mr. Kavanaugh, faced swift condemnation from liberals and fellow conservatives Thursday ni...