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Trump: 'It's a very scary time for young men in America'

October 02, 2018 - 4:31 pm

WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- It's not a great time to be young and male.

So says President Donald Trump, who points to the scrutiny Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has come under following allegations of sexual assault during his high school and college years.

"Well, I say that it's a very scary time for young men in America, when you can be guilty of something that you may not be guilty of," the commander in chief told reporters Tuesday afternoon. "This is a very, very -- this is a very difficult time."

He continued, "What's happening here has much more to do than even the appointment of a Supreme Court Justice. It really does. You could be somebody that was perfect your entire life, and somebody could accuse you of something.  It doesn't necessarily have to be a woman, as everybody say -- but somebody could accuse you of something, and you're automatically guilty."

"But in this realm," Trump added, "you are truly guilty until proven innocent.  That's one of the very, very bad things that's taking place right now."