Trump On First 100 Days: I Will Sue ‘Liars’ Who Accused Me Of Assault

Donald Trump declared that he was “looking forward” to suing every woman who has accused him of groping and assault during a Saturday speech laying out his plan for the first 100 days of his presidency.

“All of these liars will be sued after the election,” Trump claimed, alleging that the 10 women who have so far accused him of unwanted advances came forward “to hurt my campaign.”

The Trump team billed the speech, held in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in honor of Abraham Lincoln’s address, as an opportunity to lay out his top priorities.

Accusing the media and Clinton campaign of recruiting his accusers to smear his reputation, Trump said the stories of “these liars” were told with “virtually no fact checking whatsoever.”

“We’ll find out about their involvement at a later date through litigation,” Trump charged.

“I’m looking so forward to doing that,” the Republican nominee told the approving crowd.

A number of women went public with stories of Trump groping their body without consent, forcibly kissing them, and engaging in other inappropriate behavior in the days after he declared at the second presidential debate that he had never sexually assaulted anyone. The denial came after a recording leaked in which Trump boasted about using his celebrity status to “do anything” he wanted to women, including grabbing them “by the pussy.”

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Allegra Kirkland is a New York-based reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked on The Nation’s web team and as the associate managing editor for AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter @allegrakirkland.
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