DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Ohio was the focus of the political realm Thursday, as both Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and President Barack Obama made stops in the battleground state.
President Obama arrived at Cleveland Hopkins airport Thursday evening ahead of Friday's campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The president is scheduled to be at Burke Lakefront Airport at 11:15 a.m. Friday.
First Lady Michelle Obama held a Thursday campaign event for Clinton. During her speech, she spoke about Trump.
"I can tell you the men in my life do not talk about women like this, and I know my family is not unusual," the First Lady said. "This was not just locker room banter, this was a powerful individual speaking freely and openly about predatory behavior."
It's been nearly a week since the 2005 story leaked, and late Wednesday night new allegations about Trump's past came to light.
"It now seems very clear this wasn't an isolated incident. It's one countless example of how he has treated women his whole life," Michelle Obama said.
Trump is not taking a backseat. He spoke at a rally Thursday evening in Cincinnati. Trump admitted he's embarrassed about his so-called "locker room talk," but said he never made sexual advances toward the women speaking out.
"These claims are all fabricated. They're pure fiction and they're outright lies," Trump said. "These events never, ever happened, and the people that said them fully understand."
On top of campaigning in Cleveland this week, President Obama rallied in Columbus Thursday.
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