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Hillary Clinton 'shocked and appalled' by Weinstein accusations

11 October 2017

Hillary Clinton broke her silence on the Harvey Weinstein scandal on Tuesday, saying in a statement that she was "shocked and appalled by the revelations".

In an interview published on Sunday, former Democrats Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said, Britons who supported Brexit in last year's referendum on European Union (EU) membership "voted against modern Britain". In the context of allegations against her husband, Clinton said, "I would say that everyone should be believed at first until they are disbelieved based on evidence". "What will you say to fill the void and change the standard", Dunham wrote, adding that men are too embarrassed to come forward and denounce such actions. Weinstein donated $46, 350 to Clinton during her run for president He also gave approximately $100,0001 to $250, 000 to the Clinton Foundation through June 2017, reported Fox News.

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If you weren't already disgusted by the New York Times's explosive story exposing decades of sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein, then perhaps The New Yorker's recent publication (and audio) will do the trick. Tim Kaine of Virginia, said the campaign was over when asked if she would return the contributions. During a roughly 90-minute speech Monday night, Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, did not address the controversy. "But she didn't mention Harvey Weinstein", noted "New Day" co-anchor Alisyn Camerota.

Weinstein and Chapman also contributed $10,000 to President Barack Obama.

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An editorial from The New York Times on Friday implored the Clintons and Obama to disavow Weinstein, calling on Democrats to make sure his status as a major party donor would not prevent anyone from speaking out. The figures include contributions attributed to Weinstein, first wife Eve Chilton and current spouse Georgina Chapman, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. As for Obama and his post-White House team, however, no official statement or comment has yet to be publicized.

"Hillary Clinton speaks out against sexual harassment often".

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Hillary Clinton 'shocked and appalled' by Weinstein accusations