Clinton Finally Comments on Sexual Misconduct Accusations Against Weinstein: 'Shocked and Appalled'

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Representatives for the Clintons have not responded to comment for this story, and Obama's office declined to comment.

Weinstein, who held a fundraiser for Clinton at this New York City home Monday was terminated from his position as co-chairman of The Weinstein Company following allegations of sexual harassment.

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

But when pushed further, the former campaign manager admitted Clinton's silence was antithetical to what she believed the former Democratic presidential nominee stood for. The figures include contributions attributed to Weinstein, first wife Eve Chilton and current spouse Georgina Chapman, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. The Times reported that Weinstein pressured younger women into giving him massages and asked them to watch him bathe, among other harassment.

The Virginia Democrat ran alongside Clinton on the Democratic presidential ticket during the 2016 election. "All of us should be speaking out against a sexual predator like Harvey Weinstein".

Clinton personally headlined multiple fundraisers Weinstein was involved in organizing during the campaign.

Weinstein visited the White House during the Obama presidency and helped put on a film workshop in 2013, where then-first lady Michelle Obama described him as a "wonderful human being, a good friend and just a powerhouse".

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Her statement made no mention of the donations.

But Clinton, along with former President Barack Obama, had not addressed the scandal nor said whether they would return the equivalent amount of money provided by Weinstein.

On Tuesday, The New Yorker published a major story in which several women alleged sexual assault by Weinstein.

Some Republicans have seized on the Weinstein report and his ties to the Democratic Party. "The behavior described by the women coming forward can not be tolerated".

"I mean this is a pretty bad guy who did some really terrible things", Murphy said.

Clinton's upcoming book, "What Happened", went on sale September 12 and details her upset loss to Republican Donald Trump last fall.

"I was shocked and appalled by the revelations about Harvey Weinstein".

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