[Ed. – He said this, mind you, on Tuesday, after the accuser’s game-changing interview with Anderson Cooper during which she opined, ‘I think most people think of rape as being sexy – think of the fantasies.’]
“It’s a very serious allegation,” Romney said, CNN reported Tuesday. “I hope that it is fully evaluated. The President said it didn’t happen and I certainly hope that’s the case.”
But the frequent Trump critic also said he doesn’t know who should conduct such an evaluation, saying, “Whether it’s Congress or whether it’s another setting, I’m not sure.”
Writer E. Jean Carroll accused the president of raping her in the 1990s in an excerpt of her new book published last week in New York magazine. She wrote that the president attacked her in the dressing room of a Bergdorf Goodman department store.
Trump has denied the allegation, telling The Hill in an exclusive interview that Carroll is “not my type.”