The victim, Dom Cozzolino, told police he had been hit in the ear with a glass by Kavanaugh's friend and Yale basketball player, Chris Dudley.
The piece didn't go anywhere; Kavanaugh wasn't arrested and a man cited in the story said Kavanaugh threw a beer on the patron (the ice disappeared somehow).
Sanders also shared a July tweet from Times reporter Emily Bazelon - who wrote Monday's article about the bar fight and police report - in which she disassociated herself from compliments about Kavanaugh shortly after President Donald Trump nominated him for the Supreme Court.
Ludington said in his statement he witnessed Kavanaugh throw a beer in a man's face once for making a semi-hostile remark, "starting a fight that ended with one of our mutual friends in jail".
The episode occurred on a September evening in 1985 after Kavanaugh, Ludington and Dudley attended the UB40 concert.
Ludington said that he felt Kavanaugh at the hearing had "mischaracterized the extent" of his drinking. Kavanaugh denied before the Senate Judicary Committee last week all allegations of sexual misconduct, and said he'd never drank to the point of blacking out.
Kavanaugh repeatedly admitted drinking beer during his committee testimony, pushing back against some members' questions about just how much he drank.
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A newly obtained, unredacted version of the report states Dudley "was transported to Union Ave detention facility by prisoner conveyance." and a large "A" on the report indicates Dudley was arrested, according to New Haven's police chief Anthony Campbell.
"I can unequivocally say that in denying the possibility that he ever blacked out from drinking and in downplaying the degree and frequency of his drinking, Brett has not told the truth", Chad Ludington told reporters. "When Brett got drunk, he was often belligerent and aggressive", Ludington, now college professor, said in a statement.
Ludington said the man in question was annoyed by Kavanaugh and his classmates' attention, and got into an altercation with the Yale students, according to a report.
The president's son, Donald Trump Jr, has said the #MeToo movement makes him more anxious about his sons' future than his daughters'.
Roche says he believes his friend Deborah Ramirez, who has accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her at a college dorm party.
In response to her testimony, Judge Kavanaugh said he had never assaulted her or anyone else.
A White House spokesman did not respond to emails about Ludington's account. For the fact is, at Yale, and I can speak to no other times, Brett was a frequent drinker, and a heavy drinker. "I mean, he talked about things that happened when he drank". And I do believe that Brett's actions as a 53-year-old federal judge matter.