Michelle Obama on Trump’s Sexual Assault Comments: ‘They Have Shaken Me To My Core’
The Root ^ | October 13, 2016 | Yesha Callahan
Posted on 10/13/2016, 1:51:42 PM by Zakeet
During a stop on Clinton’s campaign trail on Thursday, the first lady gave a speech that blew away the crowd. Obama’s powerful and emotional speech came down on Donald Trump’s vulgar comments about women, and sexual assault.
“The fact is in this election we have a candidate for president of the United States who over the course of his lifetime and the course of this campaign has said things about women that are so shocking, so demeaning, I simply will not repeat anything here today,” Flotus said. “And last week we saw this candidate actually bragging about sexual assaulting women. I can’t believe I’m saying that a candidate for president of the United States has bragged about sexually assaulting women.”
“Language that has been painful for so many of us,” she continued. “Not just as women, but as parents trying to protect our children and raise them to be caring, respectful adults. And as citizens who think our nation’s leaders should meet basic standards of human decency.”
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