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Hillary Clinton denounces Harvey Weinstein but doesn't say she'll return campaign donations

Hillary Clinton denounces Harvey Weinstein but doesn't say she'll return campaign donations

Democrats quickly began facing pressure to return their donations from Weinstein.

Hillary Clinton finally released a statement condemning Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, but CNN's Dana Bash had to ask this afternoon, "Where are the Obamas?"

Patti Solis Doyle, who was Clinton's campaign manager in 2007, praised her former boss's record, but said her silence so far has been disappointing.

More allegations against Weinstein emerged on Tuesday, as The New Yorker reported that three women claimed he had raped them, and the Times reported a new slew of allegations from high-profile figures including Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie. Three days after the report, Weinstein was sacked by the company he co-founded.

Hillary Clinton has launched an astonishing attack on Donald Trump, declaring him to be "the most risky President in U.S. history".

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has given the three biggest names in Democratic politics more than $75,000 directly since the mid-1990s.

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Weinstein and his family have given more than $1.4 million in political contributions since the 1992 election cycle, virtually all of it to Democratic lawmakers, candidates and their allies, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics.

When asked why Clinton has remained silent about Weinstein, Kaine responded he's "nobody's press secretary".

Not only was he a major bundler of campaign cash for Obama and Clinton but he's also hosted a series of fundraisers at his various homes around the country over the years. Trump pushed back by touting similar allegations against her husband, former President Bill Clinton.

But both Clintons and Obama have not yet made any comment related to the Weinstein revelations.

Weinstein has always been a Clinton donor with ties to the political family.

Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel said in an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Monday that Clinton's "silence is deafening".