Melania Trump on #MeToo: Accusers Need to Show Evidence of Assault

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First Lady Melania Trump says #MeToo victims who were sexually abused by men should only come forward if they have proof.

"I do stand with women, but we need to show the evidence".

Her husband President Donald Trump has faced multiple allegations of infidelity and sexual harassment - all claims he has repeatedly denied or swatted aside. Do you believe in them?

In the clip released this morning, ABC News's Chief National Affairs Correspondent Tom Llamas was not shown asking the First Lady to specify what she mean by "hard evidence".

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Melania Trump told CNN in October 2016: "Every assault should be taken care of in a court of law".

"It's a very scary time for young men in America, when you can be guilty of something that you may not be guilty of".

Also in the ABC interview, the first lady talked about how her wish to work on certain projects has been stymied by organizations who do not approve of her husband's administration. And with the details. did they ever check the background of these women?

Mrs Trump went on to reveal how her approaches to certain charities have been snubbed because of who she was married to.

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With her white pith helmet - which many critics blasted as "colonialist" - perched on a nearby table, FLOTUS fielded the reporter's questions about whether she backs the #MeToo movement.

The interview came in the wake of the controversial hearings in which Justice Brett Kavanaugh defended himself from allegations of sexual assault in the early 1980s.

"I feel like they're choosing politics over helping others", she told Llamas.

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