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

Republican Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSenate confirms Radhika Fox to lead EPA's water office Pelosi says she's giving Senate more time on Jan. 6 commission Overnight Energy: Schumer to trigger reconciliation process Wednesday | Bipartisan bill would ban 'forever chemicals' in cosmetics | Biden admin eyes step toward Trump-era proposal for uranium reserve 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 FrankenDemocrats, GOP face crowded primaries as party leaders lose control Gillibrand: 'I definitely want to run for president again' Maher chides Democrats: We 'suck the fun out of everything' MORE after accusations against the Minnesota Democrat surfaced last week.