New bombshell information reveals that Christine Blasey Ford threw her old classmate and long-time friend, Leland Keyser, under the bus by associating her with Ford’s sexual assault claims.
Ford claimed there were three other people present at a party more than 35 years ago when she was allegedly assaulted by current Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
One of the people Ford identified as a witness was Keyser.
Like the other three witnesses identified by Ford, Keyser denied ever witnessing such an incident. In fact, Keyser claimed that she doesn’t even know Kavanaugh.
“Simply put, Ms. Keyser does not know Mr. Kavanaugh and she has no recollection of ever being at a party or gathering where he was present, with, or without, Dr. Ford,” Ford’s lawyer said, according to The Washington Times.
It’s suspicious that Ford identified her friend as a witness even though her friend “does not know” Kavanaugh.
Now a relative of Keyser says the woman was “completely blindsided” by having her name dragged into the affair that has gained worldwide attention.
“Leland was completely blindsided by her name being thrown into it all. The first thing she knew about it was when she woke up on Thursday morning and her name was just everywhere. It was crazy,” a relative of Keyser told the Daily Mail.
Keyser’s relative, described by the Daily Mail as being “upset and confused” at the situation, suggested that Ford threw Keyser under the bus and just “reached for a name.”
“It really felt a lot like Christine was the one called to the principal’s office to give an account of something and just threw her under the bus. You know, just reached for a name,” the relative said.
Leland Keyser family member:
‘It really felt a lot like Christine was the one called to the principal’s office to give an account of something and just threw her under the bus. You know, just reached for a name.’
Smash the smear machine.
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) October 3, 2018
Imagine if you woke up one morning with your name all over the news about a sexual assault that happened more than 30 years ago that you were allegedly a witness to — but don’t have any knowledge of — between your “friend” and a Supreme Court nominee who you don’t even know.
I would be very confused and angry, as I am sure Keyser is.
“She’s just trying to get through it and hoping for it all to die down,” Keyser’s relative said.
One cannot help but wonder why Ford brought Keyser into all of this.
Could it be the case that Ford just “reached for a name” and thought that Keyser would have defended her claims because they are friends?
That’s putting a friend in a terrible situation by attracting a lot of unwanted attention.
It’s not a surprise that Keyser’s relative would be upset. The way Ford treated her “friend” in this situation was awful.