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A Yale classmate of Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh Sunday released a statement to the media, saying the judge lied to the Senate about his drinking habits while in college. 


Chad Ludington, syas he often drank with Kavanaugh when they were classmates and called Kavanaugh’s description of his alcohol consumption in college a quote “blatant mischaracterization.”


Ludington is currently a professor at the North Carolina State University and says he felt compelled to come forward following hearing what Kavanaugh said to the Senate judiciary committee Thursday. 


"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," Ludington said in a statement to the media.  "The degree and frequency" of his drinking in his testimony. Ludington said he often saw Kavanaugh "staggering from alcohol consumption," and said he often became "belligerent and aggressive" while drinking.