Ten Media Figures Who Say Trump's Despicable Comments On Hot Mic Audio Aren't Just "Locker Room Talk"

Ten Media Figures Who Say Trump's Despicable Comments On Hot Mic Audio Aren't Just "Locker Room Talk" 

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Several media figures are not only roundly condemning Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's offensive and despicable comments from a 2005 video, where he said, "when you're a star ... you can do anything" to women, including "grab them by the pussy." They are also noting that he is "talking about sexual assault."

The Washington Post reported audio and video from a 2005 conversation where Trump said he "just start[s] kissing" women." He added, "I don't even wait," because "when you're a star they let you do it. You can do anything." Trump also said, "Grab them by the pussy. You can do anything." 

In their widespread condemnation of Trump's reprehensible comments, media figures also noted that Trump is insisting "that it's normal to cheat on your wife and joke about sexual assault." 

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