- The Washington Times
Friday, October 6, 2017

The women’s advocacy group UltraViolet played President Trump’s infamous “Access Hollywood” footage on repeat for 12 hours straight near the White House on Friday.

The 2005 footage leaked a year ago by The Washington Post showed Mr. Trump bragging to then-host Billy Bush about groping women. At one point in the recording, Mr. Trump said, “I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it, you can do anything — grab them by the p–y.”


UltraViolet, which describes itself as a “powerful and rapidly growing community of people mobilized to fight sexism and create a more inclusive world that accurately represents all women,” rented a truck and a large screen to air the footage on a loop in front of the Washington Monument, less than a mile south of the White House.

“We wanted to play the tape on loop to remind the people who the president said he is — a proud sexual predator,” Emma Boorboor, a campaign director for UltraViolet, told The Washington Post.

The video started playing about 9 a.m. Friday and was set to stop about 9 p.m., The Post reported.

A spokesman for the National Park Service said the group obtained the proper permits for the demonstration.

UltraViolet members also protested in front of the White House to bring attention to sexual harassment, The Post reported.


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