President Trump said he was "not surprised" to see the decades of sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein come to light this week.
"I've known Harvey Weinstein for a long time. I'm not at all surprised to see it," Trump told reporters Saturday evening as he was departing the White House en route North Carolina.
The Hollywood producer and longtime Democratic Party donor is dealing with the fallout from 10 years of sexual harassment accusations reported this week by the New York Times. Weinstein's production company, the Weinstein Company, said that he was taking a leave of absence indefinitely and that it was hiring an outside law firm to investigate the claims from multiple women.
During the press briefing Friday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked if the president thought Democrats should return their donations from Weinstein.
"Whether or not that's money they want to take, that's up to them. That's certainly not a decision for us to make," Sanders responded.
At least seven democratic senators, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., sent donations they received from Weinstein to various charities.
Weinstein's attorney, Lisa Bloom, announced Saturday that she was resigning from representing him.