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Collins: Sexual harassment allegations against Trump ‘remain very disturbing’

Republican Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsTrump censure faces tough odds in Senate The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - White House targets climate change in today's executive orders The Hill's Morning Report - Biden seeks vaccine for all by summer; Trump censure? MORE (Maine) said Sunday that the sexual misconduct allegations previously levied against President Trump “remain very disturbing.”

“He did say that,” Collins told ABC’s “This Week” when host George Stephanopoulos noted that Trump has said all of the women making accusations against him are lying.

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“President Trump was not my choice for the Republican nominee for president and I did not support him in part because of the way that all of these reports about how he was treating women,” she added. 

Collins said she is working with Trump on specific issues because he is president.

“But those allegations remain very disturbing,” she said.

The White House and Trump have both denied the accusations of sexual misconduct that have been made against the president.

The renewed focus on accusations against Trump comes amid a wave of sexual harassment allegations against powerful men. 

Trump has mostly avoided discussing allegations against Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, but blasted Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenHarrison seen as front-runner to take over DNC at crucial moment The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC - Trump, Biden clash over transition holdup, pandemic plans The Hill's Morning Report - Fearing defeat, Trump claims 'illegal' ballots MORE after accusations against the Minnesota Democrat surfaced last week.