Gorka: Weinstein should have followed Pence’s rule about women
© Greg Nash

Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka said Tuesday that if embattled Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein had followed Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceDems face close polls in must-win Virginia Report: Trump administration officials urged furious Tillerson not to quit Authorities recover 47 firearms in connection with Las Vegas shooter MORE’s “rules for meeting with the opposite sex,” Weinstein’s alleged abuses against women would never have taken place.

Pence told The Hill in 2002 that he won’t eat alone with a woman who isn’t his wife or go to events that have alcohol without her — a comment which resurfaced in a March Washington Post story that quickly gained traction. 

“THINK: If Weinstein had obeyed @VP Pence's rules for meeting with the opposite sex, none of those poor women would ever have been abused,” Gorka tweeted Tuesday. 

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Gorka, who was forced out of the White House in August, made the comment amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Weinstein.

The New York Times first reported last week that Weinstein had repeatedly sexually harassed women for decades.

The New Yorker reported Tuesday that Weinstein had also sexually assaulted three women, and actresses like Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow told The New York Times that Weinstein had harassed them as well.

Weinstein’s wife, Georgina Chapman, announced Tuesday that she would be leaving her husband over the allegations. He was terminated as co-chairman of The Weinstein Company Sunday.