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Video: Brett Kavanaugh's 'Whatever Happens at Georgetown Prep Stays at Georgetown Prep' Comment Comes Back to Haunt Him

Footage of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh commenting: “whatever happens at Georgetown prep stays at Georgetown prep” has been circulating online in the wake of a sexual assault allegation made against him.

Kavanaugh has been accused by 51-year-old Christine Ford of attempted assault at a house party in the 1980s, when the pair were at high school, an accusation Kavanaugh denies.

But his comments about his own high school days from his 2015 "Judges as Umpire" speech at the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law are now being scrutinized following Ford’s allegations.

“Fortunately, we had a good saying that we’ve held firm to this day, as the dean was reminding me before the talk, which is, ‘What happens at Georgetown Prep, stays at Georgetown Prep.’ That’s been a good thing for all of us, I think,” he said in the clip, which has been shared numerous times on social media and commented upon by several high-profile figures.

“I can’t imagine any parent accepting this view. Is this really what America wants in its next Supreme Court Justice?” Senator Elizabeth Warren wrote alongside the clip she shared, while others users suggested the footage was relevant to the recent accusations.

“I went to Mater Dei and Georgetown Prep. And our motto at Georgetown Prep was ‘To be men for others’–it was an all boys school–to be men for others,” Kavanaugh added in his 2015 speech of the school’s official motto, which has faced less scrutiny than his earlier comments in the speech.

A lawyer for Ford has said that the alleged incident is viewed by Ford as attempted rape, a crime she believes would have happened had Kavanaugh not been so intoxicated at the time that she managed to get away.

The Supreme Court nominee has denied the allegations and said in a statement released Monday that he was prepared to “talk to the Senate Judiciary Committee in any way the Committee deems appropriate to refute this false allegation, from 36 years ago, and defend my integrity.”

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