Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Trump Defends Accused Of Sexual Harassment

The US president said Fox News star Bill O'Reilly was "a good guy". He was accused of sexual harassment by several women.
Targeted for many attacks, Bill O'Reilly can count on heavy support. The featured anchorman of Fox News is charged with sexual harassment by several women. On Wednesday, April 5, US President Donald Trump asserted Bill O'Reilly asserting that he was "a good person."


Many advertisers have decided to stop buying advertising space on The O'Reilly Factor, which is extremely popular in the United States after the New York Times revelations about three new cases of alleged sexual harassment Presenter, in addition to two cases already known.

Questioned by the daily in this case concerning the 67-year-old conservative editorialist, who disputes the facts, Donald Trump came to his rescue. "I do not think Bill has done anything wrong," he said. "He is someone I know well, is a good person," he added. "Personally, I think he should not have concluded agreements," said the president in his 70s.

According to the New York Times, Bill O'Reilly and Fox News reportedly contributed $ 13 million to the five women in exchange for their silence and the renunciation of prosecution against the featured columnist.
A channel popular with conservatives

During the campaign, Donald Trump had already defended another central figure of Fox News, Roger Ailes, his then CEO, who was also accused of sexual harassment. Roger Ailes, 76, who created Fox News in 1996 at the request of Rupert Murdoch, boss of the media group News Corp, was forced to resign in July 2016. Although he arrived in the television landscape long after CNN, the Conservative's popular news channel, has taken the lead in the hearings, which it still retains today.

In the midst of the election campaign, a 2005 video in which Donald Trump was making extremely vulgar and degrading remarks about women had shocked him. After the revelation of this document, a dozen women had publicly accused the Republican candidate of inappropriate behavior, some constitutive, if corroborated, of sexual assault. The latter has always contested these accusations.Targeted for many attacks, Bill O'Reilly can count on heavy support.

The featured anchorman of Fox News is charged with sexual harassment by several women. On Wednesday, April 5, US President Donald Trump asserted Bill O'Reilly asserting that he was "a good person."
Many advertisers have decided to stop buying advertising space on The O'Reilly Factor, which is extremely popular in the United States after the New York Times revelations about three new cases of alleged sexual harassment Presenter, in addition to two cases already known.

Questioned by the daily in this case concerning the 67-year-old conservative editorialist, who disputes the facts, Donald Trump came to his rescue. "I do not think Bill has done anything wrong," he said. "He is someone I know well, is a good person," he added.

"Personally, I think he should not have concluded agreements," said the president in his 70s. According to the New York Times, Bill O'Reilly and Fox News reportedly contributed $ 13 million to the five women in exchange for their silence and the renunciation of prosecution against the featured columnist.
A channel popular with conservatives

During the campaign, Donald Trump had already defended another central figure of Fox News, Roger Ailes, his then CEO, who was also accused of sexual harassment. Roger Ailes, 76, who created Fox News in 1996 at the request of Rupert Murdoch, boss of the media group News Corp, was forced to resign in July 2016. Although he arrived in the television landscape long after CNN, the Conservative's popular news channel, has taken the lead in the hearings, which it still retains today.

In the midst of the election campaign, a 2005 video in which Donald Trump was making extremely vulgar and degrading remarks about women had shocked him. After the revelation of this document, a dozen women had publicly accused the Republican candidate of inappropriate behavior, some constitutive, if corroborated, of sexual assault. The latter has always contested these accusations.

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