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Bill Clinton 'rape' victim Juanita Broaddrick describes 1978 'attack'

Bill Clinton 'rape' victim Juanita Broaddrick tells of lasting trauma of 1978 'attack' and claims another 'victim' has told her: 'There are more of us out there'

  • Juanita Broaddrick, now a 73-year-old grandmother, claims Bill Clinton, now 69, raped her in a Little Rock hotel room in 1978
  • Clinton's lawyers have called Broaddrick's claim 'categorically false'
  • Broaddrick has detailed the trauma she's faced since the alleged attack
  • The Arkansas woman first made her claim that Clinton had raped her in 1999, more than two decades after it allegedly happened
  • She says she remembers hoping 'that evil man' would die during his 2004 quadruple heart bypass surgery.
  • She said she is happy to see Clinton looking 'so terrible, like death warmed over', as he campaigns for his wife
  • Broaddrick has also attacked the New York Times for an article on Trump's own history with women, while ignoring Clinton's

With Donald Trump making it clear that Bill Clinton's sexual history will become a central part of his presidential campaign against his wife Hillary, the woman who accused the former president of rape is dishing new details of the effects the alleged sexual attack had on her.

Juanita Broaddrick said she even remembers hoping 'that evil man' would die during his 2004 quadruple heart bypass surgery.

Now, she added, she is happy to see Clinton looking 'so terrible, like death warmed over', as he campaigns for his wife.

Juanita Broaddrick, now a 73-year-old grandmother living in Arkansas, claims Bill Clinton, now 69, raped her in a Little Rock hotel room in 1978
She says she still faces trauma from the alleged events that took place 38 years ago
 

Juanita Broaddrick, now a 73-year-old grandmother living in Arkansas, claims Bill Clinton, now 69, raped her in a Little Rock hotel room in 1978. She says she still faces trauma from the alleged events that took place 38 years ago

Broaddrick said the alleged rape occurred in a hotel room while Clinton was campaigning to be the governor of Arkansas. Pictured above is Clinton (center left) and  Broaddrick (right) together at her nursing home in Arkansas around the time of the alleged rape

Broaddrick said the alleged rape occurred in a hotel room while Clinton was campaigning to be the governor of Arkansas. Pictured above is Clinton (center left) and Broaddrick (right) together at her nursing home in Arkansas around the time of the alleged rape

Clinton's lawyers have called Broaddrick's claim 'categorically false'. Broaddrick first went public with her accusations in 1999, more than two decades after the incident allegedly happened. The ex-president campaigned in Puerto Rico this week
 

Clinton's lawyers have called Broaddrick's claim 'categorically false'. Broaddrick first went public with her accusations in 1999, more than two decades after the incident allegedly happened. The ex-president campaigned in Puerto Rico this week

Broaddrick is also attacking the New York Times for an article on Trump's own history with women, while ignoring the potential First Gentleman's.

'The NY times should do equal time investigating Hilary's (sic) enabling of Bill Clinton's sexual assaults on women,' Broaddrick tweeted on Wednesday afternoon.

Trump's broadside during an interview with Fox News's Sean Hannity, when he openly accused Clinton of raping Broaddrick, threatens to drag the sexual history of both men into the 2016 campaign for the White House.

During the interview Hannity suggested the Times should speak to Broaddrick as well as Paula Jones and Kathleen Willey, two other women who have accused Clinton of sexual misconduct.

'In one case, it's about exposure,' Hannity said referring to the Times's coverage of Trump. 'In another case, it's about groping and foundling and touching against a woman's will.'

'And rape,' Trump interjected.

Broaddrick, now a 73-year-old grandmother living in Van Buren, Arkansas, claims Clinton, now 69, raped her in a Little Rock hotel room in 1978. Clinton's lawyers have called her claim 'categorically false'.

In a new interview with Candice Jackson, who wrote the 2005 book Their Lives: The Women Targeted by the Clinton Machine, Broaddrick talked about the effect the alleged attack has had on her in the 38 years since it happened.

She said she had nightmares for months, panic attacks that left her breathless and fearing she was about to die and claustrophobia which she still suffers from.

'It's been embarrassing at times,' Broaddrick told Jackson in the interview for the conservative website WorldNetDaily.  

Broaddrick, pictured here in a network television interview in 1999, brought her rape claims back to light using social media

Broaddrick, pictured here in a network television interview in 1999, brought her rape claims back to light using social media

Broaddrick (left, in 1992) said her second marriage broke up following the alleged attack. She said she had a hard time being intimate with her husband David (right)

Broaddrick (left, in 1992) said her second marriage broke up following the alleged attack. She said she had a hard time being intimate with her husband David (right)

Broaddrick (pictured recently) said that because of the trauma to this day, she doesn't like being in confined places, including the back seat of two-door vehicles

Broaddrick (pictured recently) said that because of the trauma to this day, she doesn't like being in confined places, including the back seat of two-door vehicles

'If I'm riding in a car with friends, I can't sit in the back seat unless it's a four-door car. I guess I just can't handle feeling trapped, like I can't escape. I can't sit in the back of a car or plane unless I'm right by the door.

'It brings back the fear of being held down, like in that hotel room.

'There are so many ways that evil man has affected my life,' Broaddrick, who is now retired after a lifetime running a nursing home, added. 'I try not to think about it too much. 

'You don't realize all the ways something like this changes you, the way you do things, your habits and routines, and you don't realize it's because of what he did unless you sit back and think about it.'

She said she even changed the church services she went to so she wouldn't have to listen to the Episcopal 'Prayer for the President'. 

Her second marriage broke up following the alleged attack. She told Jackson she had a hard time being intimate with her husband David. 'Here was me, there was him, and this was between us,' Broaddrick said.

'David didn't know how to deal with it,' she said, adding that she has hardly dated since the break-up.

Broaddrick said Clinton had told her that she shouldn't worry about getting pregnant as he was sterile after contracting mumps. That is why she was shocked that a little over a year later she heard that Hillary was pregnant. The Clintons' only child, Chelsea was born in February 1980.

'I could actually have respected Hillary if she had divorced Bill in 1978,' she told Jackson. 'But I feel like she has always known about all of his dalliances and misdeeds either at the time or shortly after, and now we know their marriage is just an arrangement. I can't respect a woman like that.'

Broaddrick said that shortly after Clinton raped her, she met Hillary at a campaign rally when Bill was running for Governor of Arkansas. She had committed to attending before her ordeal, but tried to get out before the Clintons arrived. 

 

She said Hillary walked up to her and grabbed her hand. 'We want to thank you for everything that you do for Bill,' Hillary told her. 'Everything you do for Bill,' the future First Lady repeated.

Broaddrick said she believes that Hilary's approach was a threat to keep her quiet about the events of a couple of weeks earlier. She said the hard look in Hillary's eyes still haunts her. 'Bill was personable, but Hillary never had that - she's just cold.'

Broaddrick first made her claim that Clinton had raped her in 1999, more than two decades after it allegedly happened. 

She said she was campaigning for Clinton in the 1978 race and Clinton asked to meet her in the coffee shop of the Little Rock hotel where she was staying.

But he then suggested they should meet in her room to avoid reporters who were in the hotel lobby and Broaddrick, then 35, agreed.

Suddenly, she told Dateline NBC in 1999, Clinton kissed her. She said she tried to push him away, saying she was married and not interested.

'Then he tries to kiss me again. The second time he tries to kiss me he starts biting my lip,' she said.

'I tried to pull away from him. And then he forces me down on the bed. And I just was very frightened, and I tried to get away from him and I told him 'No,' that I didn't want this to happen but he wouldn't listen to me.

'It was a real panicky, panicky situation. I was even to the point where I was getting very noisy, you know, yelling to "Please stop". And that's when he pressed down on my right shoulder and he would bite my lip.

'When everything was over with, he got up and straightened himself, and I was crying at the moment and he walks to the door, and calmly puts on his sunglasses. And before he goes out the door he says "You better get some ice on that". And he turned and went out the door.'

Bill and Hillary Clinton pictured above in 1978, when the then attorney general was running for governor of Arkansas. Broaddrick said that Hillary tried keep her quiet about the alleged attacks when she thanked Broaddrick for 'everything that you do for Bill'

Bill and Hillary Clinton pictured above in 1978, when the then attorney general was running for governor of Arkansas. Broaddrick said that Hillary tried keep her quiet about the alleged attacks when she thanked Broaddrick for 'everything that you do for Bill'

Broaddrick has said that she is happy to see Bill Clinton looking 'so terrible, like death warmed over', as he makes appearances for for Hillary's presidential campaign

Broaddrick has said that she is happy to see Bill Clinton looking 'so terrible, like death warmed over', as he makes appearances for for Hillary's presidential campaign

She was sharing the room with her friend Norma Rogers who said when she returned she found Broaddrick 'in a state of shock' with her pantyhose torn at the crotch and with a swollen lip.

Broaddrick gave no new details of the rape to Jackson, instead concentrating on the effect it had on her life. 

She said that shortly after she finally spoke out in 1999 she went on a ski vacation and returned to find her house had been broken into and her answering machine tape had been stolen.

She also recalled one day in a Walmart in Fort Smith, Arkansas when she was approached by a woman who claimed Clinton had groped her in a Little Rock hotel. The woman did not identify herself, but said: 'I just wanted you to know there are more of us out here.'

Broaddrick has made her allegations intermittently over the past 17 years, especially at times when Hillary was running for office. She wrote an open letter to her when she was running for US Senator in New York in 2000, but stayed quiet during her run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008 — although she admits she was glad she was beaten by Barack Obama.

She said she is speaking out again now following a tweet Hillary sent out in November, saying: 'Every survivor of sexual assault deserves to be heard, believed, and supported.'

'I had a pit in my stomach, thinking "Oh no, not this again",' Broaddrick told Jackson.

She said she did not intend to say anything largely because her son, Kevin, was worried she would be attacked again. But she said Hillary's tweet seemed so personal.

'She pushed me past my tolerance. I knew Kevin wouldn't be happy about it, but I had to do it.'

She sent out one tweet - and suddenly found her Twitter followers had jumped from six to 11,400.

About the prospect of a Hillary Clinton presidency, Broaddrick said: 'It would be devastating to me personally, but I also think it would be destructive to the United States.

'In my heart, I just can't believe it would actually happen.'

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