The accuser, Jeff Catalan, called the office of Representative Sheldon White House of Rhode Island “making allegations concerning a rape on a boat in August of 1985,” according to transcripts of a call between committee staff and Kavanaugh released on Wednesday.

Catalan, who recanted the allegation Wednesday afternoon on Twitter, initially claimed his friend “was sexually assaulted by two heavily inebriated men she referred to at the time as Brett and Mark,” referencing Kavanaugh and his Georgetown Prep classmate, Mark Judge…

Catalan’s Twitter account is replete with anti-Trump messaging.