Anti-Kavanaugh protesters air Trump’s 'Access Hollywood' tape outside Capitol
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A women's rights group placed a massive movie screen outside the Capitol on Thursday, airing the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape in which President TrumpDonald John TrumpDNC says it was targeted by Russian hackers after fall midterms BuzzFeed stands by Cohen report: Mueller should 'make clear what he's disputing' Shutdown puts dozens of federal transportation safety probes on hold MORE brags on a hot mic about groping and kissing women without their consent. 

The group, UltraViolet Action, told HuffPost in a statement that it plans to air the tape in a continuous loop for over 12 hours to remind the Senate that Trump is “a self-professed serial sexual abuser attempting to elevate another sexual abuser ― Brett Kavanaugh ― into high office.”

“The video explains that the Republican party is providing cover for men with histories of sexual assault, from Trump to Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreHillicon Valley: Dem blasts groups behind Senate campaign disinformation effort | FCC chief declines to give briefing on location-data sales | Ocasio-Cortez tops lawmakers on social media | Trump officials to ease drone rules Domestic influence campaigns borrow from Russia’s playbook Jones asks federal officials to investigate misinformation campaign tactics in Alabama Senate race MORE and now Kavanaugh,” the group said, adding that they are urging senators to reject Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court “because the majority of the public believes survivors and will be voting in November.” 


The liberal super PAC American Bridge 21st Century also told HuffPost that it plans to play a continuous loop of the tape outside the Trump International Hotel in Washington later on Thursday.

“We are playing this disgusting audio as a reminder that no sham partisan event or hollow speeches can erase Donald Trump’s admitted history of assaulting and demeaning women,” Harrell Kirstein, a spokesperson for the PAC, said in the statement.

“This week, as they toast Donald Trump and his callous administration his own awful words will be playing in the back of their mind over and over again,” the statement continued.

The protest comes a day after progressive and women's groups coordinated 300 candlelit vigils across the U.S. to demonstrate opposition to Trump's Supreme Court nominee as he continues to face controversy surrounding multiple sexual assault allegations brought against him.

Kavanaugh's nomination is likely to get a vote from the full Senate later this week following the release of an FBI report on the sexual misconduct allegations against him that Republicans say offered no corroborative evidence to back the claims.