Christine Blasey Ford's Letter Regarding Her Assault By Brett Kavanaugh

Here’s Christine Blasey Ford’s Letter Accusing Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Assault

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You can now read the full text of Christine Blasey Ford’s letter regarding her alleged sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Days after coming forward as the woman who accused Supreme Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, CNN has released the content of the original letter that Dr. Christine Blasey Ford wrote to Senator Dianne Feinstein when she learned that her assailant was on the short list to sit on the bench of the most powerful court in the United States.

The letter, which has most of the key names redacted, is a stark and level retelling of what Ford says happened at a high school party in the early 1980s.

“Kavanaugh physically pushed me into a bedroom as I was headed for a bathroom up a short stair well from the living room,” Ford wrote in part. “They locked the door and played loud music precluding any successful attempt to yell for help. …Kavanaugh was on top of me while laughing with REDACTED, who periodically jumped onto Kavanaugh. They both laughed as Kavanaugh tried to disrobe me in their highly inebriated state. With Kavanaugh’s hand over my mouth I feared he may inadvertently kill me.”

Ford, a Palo Alto psychology professor, sent the letter to Feinstein confidentially, who then turned it over to the FBI. When it seemed like she had to, she then came forward and shared her story publicly. Ford stressed that she told her husband and therapist of her experiences in 2012, and has since passed a lie detector test regarding the events.

Kavanaugh has denied the account vehemently and refused to talk about it — but all that will likely change as both he and Ford may speak at a future hearing. It looks like his camp is already teeing up for a “locker room talk” sort of lame defense, referring to anything that may have occurred as possibly just “rough horseplay.”

Since she came forward, Ford has received an outpouring of support from colleagues, former classmates, and students who stress her morality, professionalism, and patriotism.