Tim Kaine: Clinton Campaign Already Spent Weinstein Donations

Marie Harrington
October 11, 2017

"Their courage and the support of others is critical in helping to stop this kind of behavior". The article, published Tuesday, also included a statement from Angelina Jolie, who said that he made unwanted advanced on her in a hotel room.

Clinton spoke in California Monday night as part of her book tour and did not address the allegations, nor was she asked about them during the 90-minute event.

And, lots of Democrats who Weinstein gave money to over the years have either returned those donations or given them to charity. Tim Kaine, said on CNN Tuesday morning that people should condemn Weinstein and said he anticipated Clinton would say something eventually.

Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has been outspoken on the issue of sexual assault, also has not appeared to make any public statements about Weinstein since the report came out, and the Biden Foundation did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment.

Obama has yet to speak about the allegations against Weinstein.

Weinstein has always been a Clinton donor with ties to the political family.

Weinstein has always been a Clinton donor with ties to the political family.

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Weinstein and his family have given more than $1.4 million in political contributions since the 1992 election cycle, virtually all of it to Democratic lawmakers, candidates and their allies, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics.

In December 2015, Hillary Clinton was asked about some of the accusations and her own assertions that victims who allege assault should be believed.

On Thursday, The New York Times reported on Weinstein's decades of alleged sexual misconduct. The New Yorker recently reported that Weinstein has previously raped three women, significantly intensifying the scandal surrounding the disgraced movie mogul.

What's remarkable about that silence is that Weinstein isn't, really, denying the allegations.

Several Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sens.

Doyle said what Weinstein did was "repulsive, diabolical, awful". In 2013, he hosted then-President Barack Obama for a fundraiser at his New York City apartment.

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