President Trump: ‘I Don’t Think Bill O’Reilly Did Anything Wrong’

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President Donald Trump, speaking to The New York Times in an interview from the Oval Office, defended Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, after reports surfaced that O’Reilly and Fox News settled five claims accusing him of sexual harassment.

“I think he’s a person I know well — he is a good person,” Trump said, according to the Times. “I think he shouldn’t have settled; personally I think he shouldn’t have settled. Because you should have taken it all the way. I don’t think Bill did anything wrong.”

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Trump has been a guest on O’Reilly’s show multiple times, and the Fox News host interviewed him during Fox’s pregame show before this year’s Super Bowl. O’Reilly has denied the allegations, according to a statement from 21st Century Fox. He also said that he believes he is vulnerable to such claims as a public figure.

Groups like the National Organization for Women have called for an independent investigation of the news network. In the wake of the claims, dozens of advertisers have decided not to advertise on O’Reilly’s show.

Trump himself was the subject of multiple claims of sexual harassment during the campaign, and he denied them.

Note: This post has been corrected to reflect that Fox News and Bill O’Reilly personally settled five claims of sexual harassment. Only one of those claims, made by Andrea Macros, resulted in litigation. 

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  1. Richard says:

    Duh! . . . You don’t think so, Mr. President. Of course YOU wouldn’t! Nothing like grabbing the woman’s $#@*&! What a (sad) joke!

  2. Brian Lee says:

    Reading some of these comments NOW is HILARIOUS!!!

  3. Pete says:

    Omg there are plenty of women that he works with that don’t sucker punch him.
    If you don’t think these women knew what they were doing you are an idiot, the advs are forced by msm. Nobody cares just as nobody cares about the sht on the Internet and girlie magazines from the 60s it’s the penis culture for these women and they know how to use it. They got a 13 m payday. Hahahaha jokes on you. Hahahaha.

  4. I can remember….oh, WAY back say 2-3 months ago, when we didn’t have a complete fktard shitnozzle for a President. Ah, good times…good times.

  5. DollFace says:

    I have colleagues that have executive produced on that show and have drank with these coworkers. Let’s put it this way, not everyone at FNC is Republican. Most of the support staff are bitchy money grubbing liberal women out to take out a conservative for $$$ because they are angry about not being promoted fast enough or getting enough money. This is about $$$ grubbing, per and simple. It’s easy as F to not have sexual harassment at work in these times if you keep it professional in the office and don’t get into funny business in after hours, but the thing is lots of women are throwing themselves at the monied anchors with the end goal of early retirement and a life on Long Island or Connecticut in a big house. Monied men are targets and the “feminists” are two faced when it comes to actions and using the law. Please don’t tell me you think women are so innocent in the office with usually their sexuality. Give me a break! I have seen it all.

    • Steve says:

      Hm. MRA?

      • Frustrated says:

        Or maybe just a rational person? Are their points really so incomprehensible to you that, instead of addressing them, you have to label them under a cookie cutter “bad thing” word like MRA and dismiss them completely?

  6. so he has the support of the man who wrote the book “The Art of Grabbing Pussy”

  7. Cole says:

    This is totally ridiculous. They have nothing on Reilly….he should have fought it all the way.

  8. 1aviva says:

    pussy grabber to pussy grabber… brothers by a diff mother

  9. Ruth Deutsch says:

    When historians look back on this time, they will shake their heads and wonder how T. Rump got elected and then recall that the average IQ still still 100, and that new voices with new promises easily sway those who don’t bother to read between the lines and only hear words meant for them but don’t perceive the source from which these “crowd-friendly” messages come. Ugh. I guess the Fox News guy is turning into O’Really? If Trump wants to do something worthwhile, he’ll stop with the wasteful wall and instead spend that money on improving healthcare.

  10. The Truth says:

    How hypocritical that Trump says O’Reilly shouldn’t have settled, when just a few weeks ago the Con Man in Chief settled the Trump University scam suit for $25 million, just one of more than 100 law suits against him and his company that he’s settled. These settlements include racially motivated violations of the Fair Housing Act, defamation, multiple breaches of contract, multiple casino regulatory infractions, and a suit claiming that the Miss Universe pageant was rigged. According to Trump’s own words, he “should have taken it all the way,” but his crack legal team knows a loser when they see one.

    There are currently more than 75 lawsuits or legal charges pending against Trump, including the sexual molestation of a minor. While he claims that suits against him are business as usual in the high stakes real estate game, Trump’s been sued more times than the top five American real estate magnates combined. Many of these suits involve Trump’s blatant misrepresentations– aka lies — during the conduct of his deals. In The Art of the Deal, he calls these deliberate falsehoods “hyping” or “showmanship” and brags about how successfully he does it. Lying is his prime modus operandi in business, and he’s pledged to run our country like he runs his businesses.

  11. Paully says:

    So Funny, like something out of “Rick and Morty”
    I don’t think the Presidents endorsement will help, Ha ha ..

  12. Bill B. says:

    Pot meet kettle.

  13. Stu says:

    Trump also thinks that Cosby is innocent and that the manufacturer of the roofies is the one that should be blamed.

    • The Truth says:

      Blaming the manufacturer would be bad for business, so Trump is blaming the women who were raped or molested.

  14. cadavra says:

    In a related story, Al Capone said he didn’t think Dillinger did anything wrong.

  15. Of course Trump would object…the good ole boys club locker room mentality! Sad men & sad leaders.

  16. Brenda O'Connell says:

    2 peas in a pod. soul mates

  17. Damon Tammas says:

    And yet FauxNews has no lack of white females as anchors or commentators….interesting.

    • Michael Anthony says:

      It’s not interesting, nor is it uncommon. A predator doesn’t go after everyone. The number of women they have working is irrelevant.

  18. Lisa says:

    Jesus, how backwards can you be! These idiots are beyond asinine. I feel so sorry for the US right now.

  19. Smith Cassidy says:

    Birds of a feather…

  20. Steve says:

    This is Steve’s complete lack of surprise.

  21. See Me - Feel Me says:

    From one abuser to another. Wear them down. You’ve got the money.

  22. Jiminy Critic says:

    O’Reilly’s days are numbered. There’s blood in the water and the knives are out. He will be crucified for Trump’s sins (not to mention his own). He’s simply redundant in the age of Trump.

  23. WakeUp says:

    “Grab em by the pussy” direct quote. Just sayin.

  24. 44 Forever says:

    Of course, he didn’t. He grabs women by their private parts.

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