Megyn Kelly: Some Trump Accusers Don’t Want to Come Forward Again After ‘Retribution’ Last Year

Megyn Kelly joined Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC to talk about the Trump accusers who appeared on her show Monday morning, as well as the ones who didn’t.

Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey, and Rachel Crooks spoke with Kelly a year after they made their allegations about President Trump, talking in detail about his alleged behavior towards them.

Kelly told Mitchell that in the wake of the #MeToo movement, these women were wondering “what about us?”

She said there’s at least 16 women with allegations against the President and “who knows how many more there are beyond that.”

Kelly also revealed that other Trump accusers declined to come forward again following the severe backlash they received last year:

“A lot of the women who we talked to about coming on to the program––you know, open Trump accusers––were too scared to do it. They talked to me privately about the amount of retribution that had been unleashed against them and their families just for saying, you know, me too, right? And they didn’t want to unleash that can of worms in their own lives again. There are many more women who have gone on the record who are just too afraid to talk about it again.”

“This shouldn’t break down,” she continued, “across partisan lines. Either you’re for women or you’re not.”

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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