Obama Breaks Silence On Harvey Weinstein: “Michelle And I Have Been Disgusted”

Deadline | 10/10/2017 | Lisa de Moraes
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Former President Barack Obama this evening issued a statement about major campaign contributor Harvey Weinstein, who is now the subject of multiple exposes in which women alleged he assaulted, sexually harassed them over decades.

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Obama - Statement

Obama’s statement:

Michelle and I have been disgusted by the recent reports of Harvey Weinstein. Any man who demeans and degrades women in such fashion needs to be condemned and held accountable, regardless of wealth or status. We should celebrate the courage of women who have come forward to tell these painful stories. And we all need to build a culture, including by empowering our girls and teaching our boys decency and respect, so we can make such behavior less prevalent in the future.

Obama - Statement - CNN - Anchor - Wolf

Obama’s statement arrived at CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer’s desk just as the cable news network’s legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin was responding to a...
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