Cain dismisses accusations as 'character assassination' during debate

Those in the crowd at the CNBC debate booed moderator Maria Bartiromo when she asked Cain about whether he had the character needed for the nation's highest office. 

"The American people deserve better than someone being tried in the court of pubic opinion, based on unfounded accusations," said Cain, whose campaign is in crisis mode after four women accused him of sexually harassing them years ago.

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