Trump On Sexual Assault Accuser: ‘Never Happened’

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Saagar Enjeti White House Correspondent

President Donald Trump struck back at a woman profiled by the Washington Post who is accusing him of unwanted kissing in 2006, in a Tuesday tweet.

The accuser, Rachel Crooks, claims she introduced herself to Trump briefly while working as a secretary in his building. “He started kissing me on one cheek, then the other cheek. He was talking to me in between kisses, asking where I was from, or if I wanted to be a model. He wouldn’t let go of my hand, and then he went right in and started kissing me on the lips,” she recounted in a meeting attended by TheWP.

“It is absurd to think that one of the most recognizable business leaders on the planet with a strong record of empowering women in his companies would do the things alleged,” his campaign said in a statement following Crooks accusation during the 2016 presidential election.

The president referenced a recent report from The Hill which detailed the efforts of California attorney Lisa Bloom to attain donor money for Trump accusers, including arranging a donor to pay the mortgage of one.

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