'Iâ€™ve Yet to See a Valid Explanation and I Have No Reason to Doubt the Victimsâ€™ Accounts'
Well, finally, one Trump has weighed in on the news that Roy Moore allegedly attempted to rape a 16-year old girl whose yearbook he had signed just one week earlier.
â€œThereâ€™s a special place in hell for people who prey on children. Iâ€™ve yet to see a valid explanation and I have no reason to doubt the victimsâ€™ accounts,â€Â Ivanka Trump on Wednesday afternoon told the AP.
She did not call for Moore to quit the Alabama US Senate race.
Ivanka Trump's dad, PresidentÂ Donald Trump, not only has not said anything publicly about the Roy Moore child sexual assault allegationsÂ â€“ as of late Wednesday afternoon there are now seven women who say Moore pursued them as teenagers, including two women alleging sexual assault, one when she was 14, and one when she was 16.
Two new women stepped forward Wednesday. One said that while he was married Moore grabbed her buttocks after intensely flirting with her. She was in his law office dealing with a custody issue. The other said when she was 17 Moore asked her out. Rebuffed, she says he told her, "I go out with girls your age all the time."
Earlier Wednesday, President Trump held a press event but walked away once it concluded, while refusing to answer any questions. It appeared all the questions reporters asked at the end, which he ignored, were about Roy Moore.
The remarks from the president's daughter, a White House advisor to the President, were not especially well-received, and seen as late. It's been over six full days since the first news of allegations against Moore were revealed.
Almost a week late, once the direction of the winds clearly turned against Moore, brave and noble Ivanka steps forward with another courageous stand. https://t.co/330VHQsnTLâ€” Susan Hennessey (@Susan_Hennessey) November 15, 2017
Ivanka Trump should also be made aware that there is also a very special place in hell for those who exploit the poor while pretending to be something other than whatever Ivanka Trump is.#PlasticFacedGrifter#TheTraitorsDaughter https://t.co/9bNfcbk0Ysâ€” We the People... (@MonkeyPigeon) November 15, 2017
Dear Ivanka:â€” dvora koelling (@dvorakoelling) November 15, 2017
Those are strong words. Which you should tell your dad.
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