O’Reilly has been the subject of public scorn this week after an article in the Times reported that he had paid out more than $10 million in settlements to women who had accused him of sexual harassment. Trump, who also has faced harassment allegations, chose to defend his friend.
“I think he’s a person I know well; he is a good person,” Trump said. “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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