October 13, 2016 News & Press Releases · Press Releases and Announcements

Do Virginia Republicans Still Stand With Donald Trump After Multiple Sexual Assault Allegations?

by Democratic Party of Virginia

In the past 24 hours, multiple concerning allegations have surfaced about Donald Trump sexually assaulting and groping women. Trump's response? Viciously attack the women who shared their stories.

Do Virginia Republicans still support Donald Trump after these allegations? Why have they remained silent on such a serious issue?  

Reminder: the list of women alleging that Donald Trump sexually assaulted them is growing. See for yourself:

  • Trump is accused of groping a woman in one of his children's bedrooms. [The New York Times, 10/08/2016]
  • Trump is accused of unwanted sexual advances by a writer for People's Magazine. [New York Magazine, 10/12/2016]
  • Trump is accused of sexual assault by a stranger he sat next to on a plane. [The New York Times, 10/12/2016]
  • Trump is accused of unwanted kissing and groping by a woman he had just met in an elevator. [The New York Times, 10/12/2016]

"Virginia Republicans who continue to endorse Donald Trump despite these troubling allegations are turning a blind eye to victims of sexual assault. On which side of history will Virginia Republicans fall? Virginians deserve to know," said Emily Bolton, Communications Director of the Democratic Party of Virginia.