SPEAKING OUT

Kavanaugh’s Yale Friend: He Was an ‘Aggressive,’ ‘Belligerent’ Drunk

Charles Ludington, a college friend of embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, told The Washington Post on Sunday that he will deliver a statement to the FBI on Monday detailing Kavanaugh’s “belligerent and aggressive” drunken conduct while the pair were at Yale. Ludington, now an associate professor at North Carolina State University, provided a copy of his statement to the Post, which includes a story of Kavanaugh prompting a fight that caused one of their mutual friends to be arrested. “When Brett got drunk, he was often belligerent and aggressive,” the statement reads. “On one of the last occasions I purposely socialized with Brett, I witnessed him respond to a semi-hostile remark, not by defusing the situation, but by throwing his beer in the man’s face and starting a fight that ended with one of our mutual friends in jail.” Ludington’s allegations appear to contradict Kavanaugh’s testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, in which he denied allegations that he was belligerently drunk in high school or college.