Michelle Obama ‘shaken to the core’ by Donald Trump ‘locker room talk’

23/11/2018 Posted by admin

Michelle Obama said she “was shaken to the core” by comments that GOP Republican nominee Donald Trump made in which he is heard on a 2005 tape bragging about how his fame allowed him to “do anything” to women.

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Speaking at campaign rally in New Hampshire for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, Obama called the comments “shocking and demeaning. She also dismissed suggestion that they were simply “locker room talk,” saying they were affront to all women and parents.

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Obama was referring to a 2005 video in which Trump is heard bragging about how his fame allowed him to “do anything” to women.

“When you’re a star they let you do it,” Trump said in the tapes, released last Friday. “You can do anything. Grab them by the p***y. You can do anything.”

The Republican presidential candidate apologized for the comments; however, he dismissed it as “locker-room talk” before and during Sunday’s second presidential debate.

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