The gloves are off! Donald Trump promotes claims by Juanita Broaddrick that Bill Clinton 'raped her' on the eve of his crucial showdown with Hillary
- Donald Trump shares rape allegations against Bill Clinton on social media
- Trump retweeted two comments from Clinton accuser Juanita Broaddrick
- '(Hillary) lives with and protects a "Rapist",' one of her tweets read
- Broaddrick's claim has been denied by Clinton and he was never charged
- Trump's post suggests he will bring up Bill's past during Sunday's debate
- GOP nominee is trying to recover after shocking recording of him emerged
- He was recorded in 2005 bragging about groping women without consent
Donald Trump may have given the strongest hint yet he will attack Hillary Clinton's personal life in Sunday's debate, by promoting comments from a woman who accused Bill Clinton of rape.
The embattled Republican nominee, who has previously threatened to use the former president's infidelities in his battle Clinton, retweeted two posts from Juanita Broaddrick on Saturday.
Despite the fact his own campaign has been pushed to the brink by a recording from 2005 in which he brags about groping women without their consent and details how he tried to seduce a married woman, Trump was back on Twitter to share the posts.
Donald Trump has shared unsubstantiated rape accusations made against Bill Clinton on social media
The first post from Broaddrick read: 'How many times must it be said? Actions speak louder than words. DT said bad things! HRC threatened me after BC raped me.'
Trump followed the first retweet moments later by sharing a second comment from Broaddrick.
'Hillary calls Trump's remarks "horrific" while she lives with and protects a "Rapist". Her actions are horrific,' it read.
Bill Clinton has long denied Broaddrick's accusations, and Hillary has declined to address them.
Juanita Broaddrick (pictured) has long claimed Bill Clinton 'raped' her in 1978. Bill has denied the accusations, and charged were never brought against the former president
Donald Trump retweeted Broaddrick's post where she again made the accusations against Bill Clinton on Saturday
Charges were never brought.
Trump bringing them up appears t contradict claims he made on Friday, when the Republican nominee said he would not bring up Bill Clinton's past.
'I want to win this election on my policies for the future, not on Bill Clinton's past,' Trump told told the New York Post.
Trump's tweeting comes after a day that saw more than 50 prominent Republican figures either call for him to drop out of the presidential race, or denounce the comments he made on the recording released by the Washington Post on Friday.
Broaddrick accused Hillary Clinton of 'protecting a rapist' in her tweets on Saturday, which were then shared by Donald Trump
'You know I'm automatically attracted to beautiful -- I just start kissing them. It's like a magnet. Just kiss. I don't even wait,' he boasts in the video, which was recorded during a visit to the lot of Access Hollywood in 2005.
'And when you're a star they let you do it. You can do anything. Grab them by the p---y. You can do anything.'
He was also heard speaking about how he tried to seduce married woman and Entertainment Tonight co-host Nancy O'Dell.
'I moved on her and I failed. I'll admit it. I did try and f*** her. She was married', Trump says in the recording.
Bill Clinton has denied the allegations made against him by Broaddrick. Hillary has refused to comment on them
Donald Trump shared the accusations on social media on a day that saw more than 50 prominent Republicans either denounce him or withdraw their support for his candidacy
WHO ARE THE REPUBLICANS THAT HAVE WITHDRAWN THEIR SUPPORT FOR DONALD TRUMP?
Illinois Senator Mark Kirk
Utah Senator Mike Lee
Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan
Virginia Representative Barbara Comstock
Arizona Senator Jeff Flake
New Jersey Representative Scott Garrett
Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby
Nevada Representative Joe Heck
South Dakota Senator John Thune
New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte
Utah Governor Gary Hebert
Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz
Idaho Senator Mike Crapo
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard
Texas Congressman Will Hurd
Arizona Senator John McCain
Utah Governor Gary Hebert
Missouri Congresswoman Ann Wagner
Former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina
Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer
Nevada Congressman Cresent Hardy
Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski
Utah Congresswoman Mia Love
Pennsylvania Congressman Charlie Dent
Michigan Congressman Fred Upton
Colorado Senator Cory Gardner
Colorado Senate nominee Darryl Glenn
WHICH REPUBLICANS HAVE DENOUNCED DONALD TRUMP
Ohio Senator Rob Portman
Former New York Governor George Pataki
Colorado Congressman Mike Coffman
Tennessee Senator Bob Corker
Minnesota Congressman Erik Paulsen
Former presidential candidate Ben Carson
Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman
Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse
Alabama Representative Bradley Byrne
West Virginia Shelley Moore Capito
RNC Chair Reince Priebus
Ohio Governor John Kasich
Running mate Mike Pence
Republican Speaker Paul Ryan
Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell
Former presidential nominee Mitt Romney
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush
Texas Senator Ted Cruz
Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers
Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey
Florida Senator Marco Rubio
Illinois Congressman Robert Dold
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker
'And I moved on her very heavily... 'I moved on her like a b***h, but I couldn't get there. And she was married.'
The scores of Republicans who have slammed Trump for the comments include his running mate Mike Pence, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, Reince Priebus, and even his wife, Melania - who called the remarks 'unacceptable and offensive'.
Senator and 2008 presidential nominee John McCain and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice are the two highest profile Republicans to pull their support for Trump.
But Trump remained defiant, tweeting: The media and establishment want me out of the race so badly - I WILL NEVER DROP OUT OF THE RACE, WILL NEVER LET MY SUPPORTERS DOWN! #MAGA.'
The second presidential debate will take place at 9pm on Sunday at Washington University in St Louis.
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