CNN's Jake Tapper Leaves Trump's Deputy Campaign Manager Stunned When Asking Him To Defend Trump's Comments On Women

Tapper: “What Do You Tell A Republican Woman Who Wants To Vote For Donald Trump” But Listens To Trump’s Own Words And "Thinks It's Repellant?”

From the November 3 edition of CNN's The Lead with Jake Tapper:

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JAKE TAPPER (HOST): So, a lot of that, of course, just Donald Trump's own words. David, what's your message? I have known you for a long time. I have never heard you talk that way about anyone, but especially about women. What do you tell a Republican woman who wants to vote for Donald Trump, but she sees that ad and it's just Donald Trump's own words, and she thinks it's repellant?

DAVID BOSSIE: Well, first of all, Jake --

TAPPER: What would you say to her?

BOSSIE: Yeah, first -- first of all, that's desperation. What that ad is -- shows you, when she goes -- “when they go low, we go high,” all of that is right out the window. They're in the gutter, all they have is fear mongering, all they have is this. I could tell you --

TAPPER: Those are Donald Trump's own words. It's his own words.

BOSSIE: I wouldn't want -- I wouldn't -- Jake, I wouldn't want my daughters in the same room with Bill and Hillary Clinton. I can assure you of that. One is a serial predator, and the other one is somebody who attacks the women that he preys on, so I can tell you that --


TAPPER: There are now a dozen women who have come forward and said “Yes, what you heard Donald Trump say on that Access Hollywood video, he actually did that. Take his word for it.” Fact-check true.

BOSSIE: Jake, we're -- Jake, Jake, there is no evidence that any of that is true, okay? What you're doing is rehashing --

TAPPER: Well, there's the women's accounts, and contemporaneous accounts from them telling their friends and family.

BOSSIE: There's none -- no, there is not one shred of - not one shred of evidence. Not one shred of evidence, Mr. Trump has said it's not true, and it's as simple as that.

TAPPER: I don't understand. When not true, not one shred of evidence --

BOSSIE: Not one shred, has anyone --

TAPPER: Somebody's first-hand on the record named account, and contemporaneous accounts of their friends and family, that's not evidence?

BOSSIE: No one has -- Jake, not one person has come forward as a witness to anything other than people who are put up by Gloria Allred and the DNC and the Clinton campaign, so we dismiss all of it.

TAPPER: Except, they're just describing what Donald Trump says on the tape is his behavior. It's his own words. No? All right. David Bossie, thank you so much. Appreciate it.


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