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Trump Planned Debate 'Stunt', Invited Bill Clinton Sex Accusers to Rattle Hillary

The four women — Juanita Broaddrick, Paula Jones, Kathleen Willey and Kathy Shelton — were to walk in the debate hall at the same time as the former president and confront him

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    Paula Jones (L), Kathleen Willey (C) and Juanita Broaddrick (R) eventually sat in the audience for Sunday night's second presidential debate.

    Donald Trump's campaign wanted the women who have accused Bill Clinton of sexual abuse to sit close to the center of Sunday night's presidential debate, NBC News reported. 

    The four women — Juanita Broaddrick, Paula Jones, Kathleen Willey and Kathy Shelton — were to walk in the debate hall at the same time as the former president and confront him in front of a live television audience, according to sources.

    The plan was thwarted moments before the event went on-air when the Commission on Presidential Debates intervened to prevent it, even threatening to get security to block the women.

    "We were going to put the four women in the VIP box," Trump supporter and former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani was quoted as saying by the Washington Post. "We had it all set. We wanted to have them shake hands with Bill, to see if Bill would shake hands with them."

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    Bill Clinton has denied all the allegations lobbed by his accusers and was never charged with any crimes.