As the country continues to focus on allegations of sexual harassment, abuse and misconduct, one former Obama administration cabinet official is pointing out that twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has her own culpability when it comes to victims.
Former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius wasn’t pulling punches as she chastised Clinton for disparaging women who accused her husband, former president Bill Clinton, of sexual misconduct or assault.
Making her comments during a podcast that aired Wednesday, Sebelius referenced former President Clinton, Hillary Clinton and their team.
“Not only did people look the other way, but they went after the women who came forward and accused him,” the Democrat told “The Axe Files.”
“And so, it doubled down on not only bad behavior but abusive behavior, and then people attacked the victims.”
The New York Post reports:
Sebelius said it was “absolutely” fair for Hillary to shoulder some of the blame for excusing Bubba’s tawdry behavior and trashing his victims.
Sebelius added that the Clinton administration’s response to the accusations — denial and attacking the accuser — was being imitated by sleazy pols today.
“You can watch that same pattern repeat. It needs to end. It needs to be over,” she said.
During the podcast, Sebelius addressed allegations against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), as well. However, she wouldn’t say that he should step down after he was accused of groping and forcing a kiss on a woman with whom he was working and groping a woman with whom he was taking a photo.
Instead, she said, “Franken . . . first of all, admitted behavior and apologized, [and] immediately asked for an ethics investigation on himself.”
According to new reports, Democratic Party sources say former President Bill Clinton, 71, is facing four new, separate lawsuits stemming from accusations of sexual assault. The allegations reportedly stem from the period after he left the White House in 2001.
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