Last September, Bess Freedman, the CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, attended the Asian Real Estate Association of America conference in New York City. The keynote speaker, Red Apple Group’s chairman and CEO John Catsimatidis, mentioned Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s Senate Judiciary Committee testimony and Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination.

Catsimatidis referred to the alleged sexual assault as a “romp” between two teenagers, 36 years ago. He expressed incredulity over disqualifying someone from a job “because they fooled around in high school” adding, “Give me a break. Where are these Democrats coming from?”

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