'Now is that a coincidence?': Steve Bannon compares Trump's 'Access Hollywood' tapes to Roy Moore scandal
- Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon suggested there was a dubious connection between the Washington Post's recent expose on Roy Moore and previous reports on President Donald Trump.
- The Post previously published then-presidential candidate Donald Trump's "Access Hollywood" tape, in which he could be heard making lewd remarks towards women.
- The Post published a bombshell report Thursday on Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for Alabama senator.
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon suggested Thursday there could be a questionable connection between the recent sexual misconduct allegations involving Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for Alabama senator, and the release last year of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump's revealing "Access Hollywood" tape.
Speaking at the "Taking On The Establishment" fundraiser in New Hampshire Thursday, the executive chairman of Breitbart
"Now is that a coincidence," Bannon continued. "That's what I mean when I say opposition party, right?"
The Trump campaign initially struggled after the release of the damaging Access Hollywood tapes, published last year by The Post, in which he was heard making lewd remarks about women in 2005.
Trump boasted in the tape of being able to "grab" women "by the p---y" because "when you're a star they let you do it."
On Thursday, The Post published a bombshell report on Moore's alleged past, citing several sources and corroborators. Multiple women alleged that Moore had approached them when they were underage, some as young as 14, and made sexual advances.
Following the accusations, Moore vehemently denied the allegations and several GOP operatives have even gone so far to allege that the accusers may have been working for the Democratic Party."It's purely part of the apparatus of the Democratic Party," Bannon continued. "They don't make any bones about it. By the way, I don't mind it. I'll call them out every day."