Obamas Statement on Weinstein: ‘Needs to be Condemned and Held Accountable’

Considering Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was a big Democratic donor over the years, a lot of criticism has been tossed towards both Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama for their silence in the wake of the bombshell allegations surrounding Weinstein’s sexual misconduct.

Earlier this afternoon, Clinton released a statement in which she said she was “shocked and appalled” by the reports. A few hours later, Barack and Michelle Obama followed suit.

Below is the statement, via CNN’s Kevin Liptak:

Watch CNN’s Wolf Blitzer read the statement above, via CNN.

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