Trump Just Made a Terrifying & Inexcusable Threat Against Women Accusing Him of Sexual Assault

There are so many horrifying aspects to the possibility of a Donald Trump presidency that it’s nearly impossible to focus on just one or two. However, one thing that should terrify all Americans (regardless of political tilt) is his continued admission that, if elected, he has no problem using the power he would be given to target political rivals and critics.

The most infamous example of this came during the second presidential debate where he promised that, if he becomes president, he’d instruct his attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor to go after Hillary Clinton because he believes she should be in jail. I know that played well to the millions of his supporters who lack the ability to think rationally or reasonably about any of this, but it was unprecedented for a presidential candidate to publicly admit that:

  1. They would use the power given to them as president to target political rivals.
  2. They would pronounce someone “guilty” without a trial.

As Keith Olbermann recently warned Trump supporters who didn’t seem to mind that he said this: What if he ever says or does something with which you finally disagree, do you not think he’d come after you, too?

If a president starts trying to jail those who oppose them, if you happen to one day ever stand up against him, you might very well find yourself in a jail cell alongside those you cheered being imprisoned.

Because that’s how dictators work.

Well, in a statement that should reinforce how awful it will be if Trump’s elected, during a rally on Saturday he said he was “looking forward” to going after the women who’ve accused him of sexual assault after he’s elected.

“All of these liars will be sued after the election,” Trump stated.

He also said he would look into any involvement the media or Clinton campaign had in these women coming forward.

For those out there criticizing these women for not coming forward before, this is why they didn’t — because Trump’s record proves that he’ll use any power he has to make the lives of those levying any sort of accusations against him a living hell.

Donald Trump has proven throughout his entire life that he’ll use his position, power and money to go after anyone who tries to go after him. He’s sued people out of spite and has been involved in over 3,500 lawsuits. This is a petty, vengeful egomaniac who literally enjoys trying to tear down those who come out against him.

Not only that, but it’s clear Trump’s making this statement in an effort to deter any other women out there that he’s sexually harassed/assaulted from coming forward. After all, if you’re a woman who was already scared to come forward out of fear of what you might face by doing so, it’s far less likely you’d do so now considering a man who could very well become our next president just bragged about the fact that he’s going to go after the women accusing him of sexual misconduct.

If you’re someone who can’t see the inherent dangers of a “President Donald Trump” by now, then you’re absolutely hopeless. This is a man who clearly wants to rule over this country like some sort of authoritarian dictator who tries to control the press, while using the power given to him as president to target his political rivals and critics.

However, he set a new standard for how disgusting he can be by publicly saying on Saturday that he fully intends to go after any woman who accuses him of sexual assault.

To put that another way: The Republican party’s presidential nominee, a man who’s on video basically admitting to sexually assaulting women, just issued a blatant threat to any woman out there who he might have sexually assaulted that if you dare to speak out against him — he’s going to come after you.

As with many days during Trump’s campaign, this is another sad and shameful day in American politics.

Allen Clifton

Allen Clifton is a native Texan who now lives in the Austin area. He has a degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University. Allen is a co-founder of Forward Progressives and creator of the popular Right Off A Cliff column and Facebook page. Be sure to follow Allen on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to his channel on YouTube as well.


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  • Bonta-kun

    And so the Trumpster Fire becomes The Donalding Inferno.

    • (((Reynardine)))

      The better to grill Grievanceburgers over.

      • Bonta-kun

        And they’ll be done bigly.

      • (((Reynardine)))

        With Chicago-style picallili, too.


    I suspect Trump is trying to intimidate other accusers into silence. I hope he does try to sue the women who have made accusations, and people step up to provide these women with the best legal counsel possible. I further hope Trump loses these lawsuits, and suffers that humiliation while wife number three files for divorce.

  • Dennis Dematteo

    Just more bs. Finely a man takes charge to put women in there place for far to long women have been getting away with falsely accusing men. And getting away with it. Its time for a change you accuse somebody of something be sure it happend if not pay the consequences!

    • (((Reynardine)))

      Have a Grievanceburger, with extra bitters.

    • Blerg

      Your spelling and grammar fails confirm you are a Trumpkin. You are why this country still has a rape culture. “Put women in there [sic] place”? Go back to your basket, Deplorable.

    • Mike in Melbourne

      Despicable. The place under the rock you crawled from out under beckons – go back to it.

    • Renee Koenitzer

      Because where a guy like you stands, it’s never rape if the guy wants to, right?

    • wbischo

      Trump bragged about doing all of it. The women came forward and said HE DID. Period.

  • (((Reynardine)))

    Now, as Mr. Trump has not only long been a public figure, but is now an eminent political one, he would, under the ruling in New York Times v. Sullivan, be required to meet the following standards:

    A. Demonstrate that the allegations were false;
    B. Prove that the Defendants made them knowing they were false, or in reckless disregard of compelling evidence that they were false;
    C. Prove that they made these all such allegations with malice; and that
    D. He suffered a cognizable harm therefrom (since the law does not recognize the imputation of sexual misconduct to a male as harm in se).

    Additionally, the Defendants could then append their own claims as counterclaims to their defenses, as well as a countersuit for abuse of process. All such litigation would additionally open up Mr. Trump to discovery requests, including demands for production of documents and things, interrogatories, depositions, and subpoenas duces tecum. Should it appear likely that he did “disappear” a twelve-year-old child named Maria, he could also be subject to a criminal investigation, as there is no statute of limitations on murder.

    Meanwhile, to commemorate his Grievanceburg Address, please feel free to enjoy the following recipe:


    Per pound of lean ground beef, use 1/3 tsp coarse ground Harlem blend garlic black pepper, 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp Angostura bitters, 1 Tbsp fresh minced onion (the more tears shed, the better) and Worcestershire sauce to taste. Mix well, let stand in fridge several hours, make patties, and grill to desired degree of doneness.

  • DeeDee2Die4

    Honestly, I don’t see how anyone hadn’t found Drumpf completely repulsive since he came on the scene, .. any scene. Then again, I never understood how people watch any ‘RealityTV.”

  • wbischo

    How can people support a man with so many court trials pending? Hillary has not committed a crime, nor been charged with a crime. Though REPUBLICANS set up 70 million dollars worth of TRYING TO FIND A CRIME.
    A judge just said there is enough evidence against TRUMP to move to TRIAL on the charge of RAPE OF A 13 YR GIRL. TRIAL SET FOR DECEMBER. TRIALS ALSO SET FOR HIS UNIVERSITY FRAUD and many have settled for money. 3500 lawsuits have been filed against him. IS HE GOING TO HAVE TO APPEAR IN COURT FROM NOVEMBER INTIL JANUARY? OR DOES HE PLAN TO JUST PAY EVERYONE OFF AND “SETTLE”?