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A Former Reporter Says Bill Clinton Groped Her in New Sex Assault Allegation

Leslie Millwee says the former president assaulted her three separate times in 1980 while she was a reporter for local station KLMN-TV.

by Lauren Messman
Oct 19 2016, 6:15pm

A former Arkansas reporter has come forward claiming she was sexually assaulted by Bill Clinton on three different occasions in 1980, just hours before Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hit the stage at UNLV in Nevada to face off in the third and final presidential debate.

Breitbart released an exclusive interview with Leslie Millwee, a reporter at local station KLMN-TV during the time of the alleged incident. Millwee says Clinton—who was governor of Arkansas at the time—touched her inappropriately on three separate occasions while the two were in an editing suite at the news station. In the latter two of the three assaults, Millwee claims Clinton "came in behind me [and] started hunching me to the point that he had an orgasm."

"I'm just sitting there very stiffly, just waiting for him to leave me alone," she said in the interview. "And I'm asking him the whole time, 'Please do not do this. Do not touch me. Do not hunch me. I do not want this.'"

Asked why she did not come forward after the alleged assault took place, Millwee said she was fearful of the backlash after watching the Monica Lewinsky scandal unfold in 1998.

"It was very scary watching all of that and I've shared that with some of the other women that have been victims," she says. "I just didn't want to go through that at the time. It was more about my kids than anything."

The incident doesn't seem out of the realm of possibility for Clinton, who has seen his fair share sex scandals throughout his time in public life. However, the conservative news site—formerly run by Steve Bannon until Trump hired him as his campaign CEO—could not find any of the 20 or so interviews Millwee said she had done with the former president while at KLMN. She also didn't mention any of the interactions with Clinton in her book, You Can't Make This Stuff Up!

"I decided as I wrote and organized that I would not put anything that seemed sexual in nature, as far as details, etc.," she explains. "This story is hugely important to me, but this venue didn't seem the appropriate one to discuss details."

With the dizzying number of sexual assault and harassment allegations launched between both camps, it's hard to know how this might factor in Wednesday's debate, but Trump has already planned to attack Hillary Clinton for her husband's indiscretions onstage.

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