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Trump lashes out over ‘illegal’ Access Hollywood tape


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday lashed out at NBC over a 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape released earlier this month in which he makes lewd comments about women, saying the tape was “illegal” and suggesting that he may sue the network after the election.

{mosads}“Oh, absolutely,” he said in an interview on Fox News’s “O’Reilly Factor” when asked if he believes it was illegal for NBC to release the tape, according to an advance excerpts.

“You know that was a private dressing room — yeah that was certainly illegal, no question about it.”

The tape, which was reported by The Washington Post before NBC published it, shows Trump bragging that his celebrity lets him get away with groping and kissing women without consent and saying that he made sexual advances on a married woman.

In the interview Thursday, Trump was also asked if he would be taking legal action against NBC.

“Well, you’ll see, you’ll see — you’re going to see after the election, but I will tell you first of all, it shouldn’t have been said, but it was locker room talk and yeah, I mean you know we’re gonna find out soon enough, I will tell you,” Trump responded.

The business mogul has promised a number of lawsuits for after the election, vowing to take on the growing number of women who have accused him of sexual misconduct after the release of the tape.

He’s even said that he will sue The New York Times after the race is over for publishing two of the women’s accounts of being groped by Trump, which he has denied.

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