First lady Melania Trump said that women who accuse men of sexual misconduct need to “show the evidence,” and that men as well as women should be heard in cases of alleged sexual assault. Trump spoke with ABC News in an interview, a portion of which was aired on “Good Morning America” Wednesday. The interview, which was conducted while Trump was touring Africa, will air in full on Friday.
“I support the women, and they need to be heard,” Trump said when asked whether she supported the Me Too movement. “We need to support them, and also men, not just women.”
Trump said that there needs to be “really hard evidence” to prove that a man has committed any kind of sexual misconduct.
“I do stand with women. But we need to show the evidence,” she said. Echoing her husband and Republicans who have accused the press of eagerly reporting stories…