"Obviously, there must have been an assault because the police were called and a report was filed", a rep for the band told Billboard, "but this is a case of mistaken identity and has nothing to do with UB40". He was a classmate of Brett Kavanaugh's at Yale University and said he often drank with him. Kavanaugh was not arrested over this event, though a bar patron accused the aspiring Supreme Court justice of throwing ice on him during an altercation that left another man hospitalized. Cozzolino said he then got hit on the ear with a glass.
According to the police report, Kavanaugh was reluctant to say whether "he threw the ice or not". Parts of the incident are corroborated by a police report.
Remember, the real goal of all this discussion of Kavanaugh's drinking isn't whether it was excessive more than three decades ago. Soon after arriving, they spotted another man in the bar who looked like UB40's lead singer, Ali Campbell. Throwing ice 33 years ago, or her opinion of Judge Kavanaugh in July? However, I have direct and repeated knowledge about his drinking and his disposition while drunk. "But I did not drink beer to the point of blacking out", he said during his testimony. The man then swung at Kavanaugh and Dudley struck him with a bottle, Ludington said. The report also suggests Ramirez was uncomfortable in Kavanaugh's presence at a wedding 10 years after they graduated.
Ludington said he has no information about any of the allegations of sexual impropriety facing Kavanaugh.More news: Brett Kavanaugh: White Home denies limiting Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry
"Brett was a sloppy drunk, and I know because I drank with him", Swisher told the Post. He's Donald Trump's nomination for the US Supreme Court, but he's also at the centre of quite a bit of controversy, with multiple women coming forward to accuse him of alleged sexual misconduct in the past.
Ludington said he felt it was his civic duty to tell of his experience drinking with Kavanaugh, and said in his statement he is going to take his information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Christine Blasey Ford, a university professor from California, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week that Mr Kavanaugh was drunk when he sexually assaulted her in 1982, when they were both high school students in Maryland. Sams said he and other friends helped Dudley out of the bar.
Another former classmate, Lynne Brookes, accused Kavanaugh of trying to paint himself as "some kind of choir boy".
According to the messages, Kavanaugh asked at least one friend to go on the record in his defense.