Cain again denies harassment allegations in GOP debate
November 9th, 2011
09:19 PM ET
2 years ago

Cain again denies harassment allegations in GOP debate

Rochester, Michigan (CNN) - Appearing Wednesday at a presidential debate in Michigan focused primarily on economic matters, Republican Herman Cain again faced down questions about the sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed his campaign and the Republican race for the White House.

"Why should the American people hire a president if they feel there are character issues?" Cain was asked by one of the moderators, Maria Bartiromo of CNBC, in the early moments of the debate.

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  1. GI Joe

    He's toast. It's all he can do to keep telling the same lies over and over again. I wouldn't trust him to sit my cat or dog (females).

    November 9, 2011 10:09 pm at 10:09 pm |
  2. Sorensen

    Don't worry Pizza-man. The american people are never going to hire you. Not just because of character but
    much more important, brains!

    November 9, 2011 10:57 pm at 10:57 pm |
  3. JustMe

    Well you didn't expect him to tell the truth did you?

    November 9, 2011 11:13 pm at 11:13 pm |
  4. Tough USA

    (Mc) Cain Failed tonight with not being able to answer questions. Perry Is also done. Newt and Paul are the only two intelligent candidates on the platform.

    November 9, 2011 11:14 pm at 11:14 pm |
  5. chuck weidemann

    Republicans what are you going to do? You boo questions you don't like , think the media hates you, don't like more than half the people in this country ie aliens,Mormons, Muselems, pro choicers, poor,unemployed ect..ect. Who will be left for your party? Not everyone in this country will become rich. Middle class is what makes us great!! There are rich all over this world in every land . Not a middle class! I like being middle class so do something for us!!

    November 9, 2011 11:39 pm at 11:39 pm |
  6. no1atall

    Hey 'Herb': that's 6, count 'em 6 folks that are saying either you did something to them, or they witnessed something. Plus your lying back and forth. But your can always draw strength from your support within the African-American community! Stay strong 'brother'! Power to the people!

    November 10, 2011 12:05 am at 12:05 am |
  7. 100% ETH

    If their is character issues, as it is, this person is not qualified to appear in the Media. Halloween is passed. He is scary looking. Let him appear only once per year, in October.

    November 10, 2011 02:36 am at 2:36 am |
  8. steven craniac

    It is time for Rick Perry to go.....,he is not Presidential material !

    November 10, 2011 03:59 am at 3:59 am |
  9. one voice

    What else would this guilty harasser say?

    November 10, 2011 05:00 am at 5:00 am |
  10. anthony graham

    Herman you what a job stop playing.

    November 10, 2011 05:59 am at 5:59 am |
  11. The Greedy Old Pigs have lost their minds!

    There are not GOBP candidates who have any sort of "character" that reflects positively on themselves or their crazy deathcult.

    November 10, 2011 07:32 am at 7:32 am |
  12. informed voter

    Mr. Cain's arrogance does not bother me as much as his ignorance does. I have no doubt that he used his power to harass women who were subordinate to him. I also have no doubt he is woefully ill prepared to lead our great nation. President Obama is the only choice for 2012!

    November 10, 2011 07:49 am at 7:49 am |