Austin (USA), Nov. 17 (EFE) .- A woman from the state of Michigan (USA) accused former US President George HW Bush (1989-1993) of having grabbed his butt without consent in April 1992, in an act for the elections she lost to Bill Clinton.
The woman explained in an interview published on Friday on CNN that the Inappropriate touching happened during the taking of a group photograph in an act of the re-election campaign of Bush Sr. in Dearborn (Michigan, USA).
"We approached for a photo of family and it was like 'shit!' "he said, describing the moment when Bush touched his buttocks.
" It was like a gentle squeeze, "she added.
that at the time he believed that the touching of the then president was "probably an accident", but that now, faced with the number of similar accusations, he decided to go out and count his case.
"The whole focus has been on what is now greater, of course, but it was not greater when it happened to me," he said.
At that time the ex-president had complaint and there are seven women who accused Bush in recent weeks of inappropriate touching since the actress Heather Lind alleged that the former president grabbed his rear as they posed together in the presentation of a television series in 2013.
The last accusation was made public last Monday by Roslyn Corrigan, who asserted that the exmandatario touched her ass at an event in November 2003, when she was 16 and Bush was 79.
"George Bush does not have in his heart (the intention) to cause intentionally harming or afflicting anyone, and again apologizing to anyone who may have offended during a photograph, "then said the spokesman of former president, Jim McGrath, to the Time magazine, which was the one that uncovered the latest accusation.
In addition to the three women already mentioned, the actress Jordana Grolnick, the writer Christina Baker Kline, the former candidate Maine policy Amanda Staples, and a Pennsylvania journalist, Liz Allen, also accused the former president of having grabbed their butt without their consent at events held between 2004 and 2016.
The Republican candidate for the United States Senate from Alabama, Roy Moore, faced this week a new accusation of sexual abuse of minors, the fifth, after a woman to report that the politician harassed her when she was 15 years old and worked as a waitress.
These accusations have occurred after a campaign against sexual harassment broke out. Root of the recent scandal of Harvey Weinstein, one of the most powerful producers in Hollywood and to which dozens of women accuse of supposed abusive behavior and presumed violations.