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Attorney Michael Avenatti released a sworn declaration Wednesday from a woman alleging additional sexual misconduct and assault claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. She is the third accuser to come forward.

The details: The woman, Julie Swetnick, states that Kavanaugh often engaged in heavy drinking in high school. Her declaration claims that he and his friends purposefully targeted girls with spiked beverages featuring alcohol and drugs such as Quaaludes so that they could be "gang raped" by groups of boys — and claims that she was the victim of such an incident in 1982 where Kavanaugh was present.

What they're saying: President Trump responded in a tweet calling Avenatti a "third rate lawyer" who is "looking for attention." The White House issued a statement from Kavanaugh rebuking the claims: "This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone. I don’t know who this is and this never happened."

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Facebook boycott organizers share details on their Zuckerberg meeting

Facebook is in the midst of the largest ad boycott in its history, with nearly 1,000 brands having stopped paid advertising in July because they feel Facebook hasn't done enough to remove hate speech from its namesake app and Instagram.

Axios Re:Cap spoke with the boycott's four main organizers, who met on Tuesday with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other top Facebook executives, to learn why they organized the boycott, what they took from the meeting, and what comes next.

Boycott organizers slam Facebook following tense virtual meeting

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Civil rights leaders blasted Facebook's top executives shortly after speaking with them on Tuesday, saying that the tech giant's leaders "failed to meet the moment" and were "more interested in having a dialogue than producing outcomes."

Why it matters: The likely fallout from the meeting is that the growing boycott of Facebook's advertising platform, which has reached nearly 1000 companies in less than a month, will extend longer than previously anticipated, deepening Facebook's public relations nightmare.

Steve Scalise PAC invites donors to fundraiser at Disney World

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House Minority Whip Steve Scalise’s PAC is inviting lobbyists to attend a four-day “Summer Meeting” at Disney World's Polynesian Village in Florida, all but daring donors to swallow their concern about coronavirus and contribute $10,000 to his leadership PAC.

Why it matters: Scalise appears to be the first House lawmakers to host an in-person destination fundraiser since the severity of pandemic became clear. The invite for the “Summer Meeting” for the Scalise Leadership Fund, obtained by Axios, makes no mention of COVID-19.