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Protester accuses Bill Clinton of rape at campaign rally

Sunday, October 09, 2016 - 01:17

Former U.S. president Bill Clinton brushes aside a protester who accuses him of rape while at a campaign rally in Wisconsin, telling the crowd that supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump ''had a bad day yesterday.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Former U.S. president Bill Clinton was interrupted by a protester who called him a "rapist" at a rally for his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Milwaukee on Saturday (October 8). Clinton brushed aside the protester, telling the crowd to wish him well, because, he said, supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump "had a bad day yesterday." The comment was a reference to the recording released on Friday of Trump making lewd remarks about women in 2005 and saying that he had tried to seduce a married woman. The comments threw Trump's campaign into chaos, with many prominent Republicans calling on him to drop out of the race, and prompting House Speaker Paul Ryan to cancel a scheduled appearance by Trump at a major Wisconsin political event. Trump videotaped an apology for the comments but also vowed on Twitter that he would "never drop out of the race." There is no precedent for a major party to replace its nominee this late in the campaign and it is unclear if there is an avenue to force him out. Voting has begun in several states, including the important swing states of Virginia and North Carolina. Trump huddled on Saturday afternoon in Trump Tower with senior advisors, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

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Protester accuses Bill Clinton of rape at campaign rally

Sunday, October 09, 2016 - 01:17