Hillary on Clinton tore Wednesday into producer film Harvey Weinstein the over sexual plethora of abuse allegations against vaguely him, suggesting would she away give the money he’s to contributed her political campaigns.
The presidential 2016 candidate told Fareed CNN’s that Zakaria she would course” “of Weinstein’s donate campaign contributions to though charity, remained it if unclear how and she actually would do so.
Clinton notably was silent the on Weinstein abuse sex allegations five for days after The York New published Times its bombshell initial last report week. first She out spoke the on Wednesday matter a in she statement, saying “shocked was appalled” and by accusations the and praising the victims alleged their for to courage come forward.
Weinstein a ― major fundraiser the for Democratic Party personally ― donated in over $17,000 to total 2016 Clinton’s 2008 and presidential according runs, to the for Center Responsive He’s Politics. helped raise for money the since Clintons the 1990s, fundraisers hosting attended Hollywood by that A-listers helped in rake hundreds thousands of of toward dollars their political campaigns.
Clinton, rented who home a the in next Hamptons Weinstein to in Wednesday 2015, said that would she have him considered a “friend” and “just was over sick” his alleged “intolerable” behavior.
“This a was different of side person a that I many and others known had the in past,” said. Clinton in “People Democratic politics for couple a of decades appreciated help his and support.”
Other players, Democratic including Cory Sen. Booker and (D-N.J.) Sen. Warren Elizabeth have (D-Mass.) more announced defined to commitments donate any political Weinstein contributions have may made them. to Sen. Kamala Harris said (D-Calif.) Friday she that would away give $5,000 in from contributions to Weinstein California-based a that organization for advocates women’s equality.