Hillary Clinton calls Trump the most risky president in USA history


Hillary Clinton has remained silent about Harvey Weinstein, her friend and a wealthy campaign donor, days after the Hollywood mogul was accused of sexually harassing actresses and women who worked for him - and the pressure is building on the former presidential candidate to speak up. "I mean, Harvey Weinstein brought women up to his hotel rooms. What will you say to fill the void and change the standard", Dunham wrote, adding that men are too embarrassed to come forward and denounce such actions. "Their courage and the support of others is critical in helping to stop this kind of behavior", the statement read.

At the Mondavi Center, Clinton talked about the James Comey letter to Congress that surfaced during the 2016 presidential campaign that mentioned the reopening of an investigation into Clinton's use of a private e-mail server.

The New York Times reported last week that Weinstein settled sexual harassment lawsuits with at least eight women.

More allegations against Weinstein emerged on Tuesday, as The New Yorker reported that three women claimed he had raped them, and the Times reported a new slew of allegations from high-profile figures including Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie. Tim Kaine of Virginia, said the campaign was over when asked if she would return the contributions.

In a statement, Weinstein did not deny the allegations and apologized for his behavior.

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The offices of former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden declined to comment as well.

Weinstein who launched the Weinstein Company in 2005 was sacked by co-chairman and brother Bob Weinstein Sunday due to the allegations.

An editorial from The New York Times on Friday implored the Clintons and Obama to disavow Weinstein, calling on Democrats to make sure his status as a major party donor would not prevent anyone from speaking out.

Weinstein has always been a Clinton donor with ties to the political family. As for Obama and his post-White House team, however, no official statement or comment has yet to be publicized. Already, a large number of prominent Democrats have, donating the equivalent in contributions from Weinstein to charity.