Chris Hayes Reminds Us What Happened When Trump Bragged About Sexual Assault

Chris Hayes talked last night about about how Roger Ailes was also accused of predatory sexual behavior, and Harvey Weinstein was fired from his own company.

"And then there's the president of the United States -- almost exactly one year ago the famous Access Hollywood tape was released which we don't need to play because everyone remembers that tape, but what is not always remembered is what happened right after that tape was released," he said.

"Woman after woman came forward, a dozen all, accusing Donald Trump of inappropriate behavior and sexual assault. The New York Times spoke with an accuser who said Donald Trump groped her during a flight in the early 1980s.

"The thing we seem to have collectively forgotten is the way the presidential candidate who denied all the accusations, and attacked the women who accused him.

He asked Jess McIntosh, who served on the Clinton campaign, for her response.

"I remember that week on the campaign. That was, I think, the hardest week psychologically on the campaign," she said.

"And it was funny because you would watch SNL that night and they would cut to us partying and popping champagne. There was a lot of women in that office and listening to the cheers as that man suggested that these women were too unattractive to assault. There was no political upside to that.

"The fact that -- we didn't even know he was going to win at this point, but the fact that somebody had come that far with that kind of backing, making that kind of statement already showed that we were much farther gone as a country than I had previously realized."


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