Trump silent on sexual scandals until it's a Democrat

Geneva Matthews
November 19, 2017

President Donald Trump took a pair of shots at Sen. Trump tweeted. "And to think that just last week he was lecturing anyone who would listen about sexual harassment and respect for women". Later, when more than a dozen women accused him of sexual misconduct, including unwanted physical contact, he threatened to sue his accusers. His tweet triggered an immediate reaction on Twitter, including one from Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News host who came forward with sexual harassment allegations against Roger Ailes that eventually forced him to resign as the chieftain of Fox News.

Franken quickly apologized to Tweeden and called for a full investigation of his actions.

The funnyman then brings up Fox News' penchant for avoiding talking about Moore, Donald Trump, or any of the sexual harassers at Fox News. And he called the women sharing #MeToo stories about sexual assault, harassment and other misconduct "courageous".

Sanders brushed past the president's own history with a novel strategy - blaming Franken because the senator had apologized for a physical assault while absolving Trump because he hadn't.

"I don't hear that from Roy Moore or Donald Trump", she added during an interview with New York's WABC radio. "You forcibly kissed me without my consent, grabbed my breasts while I was sleeping and had someone take a photo of you doing it, knowing I would see it later, and be ashamed".

"However, the president also believes that if these allegations are true, Judge Moore will do the right thing and step aside", she said.

Her claims have also raised suspicions because Trump campaign operative and GOP dirty trickster Roger Stone Tweeted hours before Tweeden went public that Franken would be "in a barrel" over his conduct.

Trump has repeatedly dismissed the allegations against him as fake news, most recently telling reporters on October 16: "It's just fake".

But the strike against Franken indicated a more political rationale.

"Lesley Stahl tape?" he wrote. The reference was included in a 1995 NY magazine article.

"For Trump and his press secretary to continue to push the false agenda that the women are liars and continue to so cavalierly defame private citizens is outrageous and improper", Stoynoff said. "Roy Moore's spent more time chatting up young girls at the mall than Santa Claus".

Privately some Republicans admit the race may now be lost, with the Republican vote split between Moore's die-hard supporters and so-called "write-in" candidates who are not on the ballot.

"He thinks that the people of Alabama should make the decision on who their next senator should be", Sanders said of the president, who dodged questions from reporters on the subject twice earlier in the week.

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