WASHINGTON — A claim from the second presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:
DONALD TRUMP, when asked whether his words captured in video footage from 2005, in which he made sexually predatory and crude comments about women, amounted to a description of sexual assault, said, “No, I didn’t say that at all.”
THE FACTS: Trump clearly described groping women without their permission in a footage captured by “Access Hollywood.” And Trump said he would automatically kiss women he considered beautiful.
“I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything,” Trump said. “Grab them by the p—-. You can do anything.”
In the audio, first reported by The Washington Post, Trump also described his sexual advances toward a married woman. “I moved on her like a b—-. But I couldn’t get there. And she was married.”
Contributed by Associated Press writer Chad Day.
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