Donald Trump has nothing left to lose. He has offended every minority, gender and faith-based group, so at this point, there’s really no one else to offend. After the release of the Trump tapes, the Republican presidential nominee knew that all of the focus during Sunday’s debate with Hillary Clinton would be on his vulgar and sexually abusive language that was captured during a hot mic moment in 2005.
So what did he do?
He held a Facebook Live press conference with women who accused Bill Clinton, the former president and current husband of the Democratic nominee, of sexual misconduct.
Yep, some 90 minutes before Trump was to debate Hillary Clinton, he sat on a panel with Juanita Broaddrick, Paula Jones, Kathleen Willey and Kathy Shelton discussing Bill Clinton’s alleged sexual assaults.
“These four very courageous women have asked to be here and it was our honor to help them,” Trump said, Variety reports.
During the Facebook Live appearance, Broaddrick said Trump “may have said some bad words,” but added that Bill Clinton “raped me and Hillary Clinton threatened me. I don’t think there’s anything worse.”
Jennifer Palmieri, communications director for Clinton’s campaign, issued a statement viewed by Variety that commented, “We’re not surprised to see Donald Trump continue his destructive race to the bottom. Hillary Clinton understands the opportunity in this town hall is to talk to voters onstage and in the audience about the issues that matter to them, and this stunt doesn’t change that. If Donald Trump doesn’t see that, that’s his loss. As always, she’s prepared to handle whatever Donald Trump throws her way.”
Read more at Variety.