Donald Trump kicked off a speech in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, about his plan for his first 100 days as president by announcing that he will after the election sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault.
"Every woman lied when they came forward to hurt my campaign. Total fabrication," the Republican presidential nominee said Saturday afternoon. "The [alleged] events never happened. Never. All of these liars will be sued after the election is over."
Speaking near the historic Gettysburg Battlefield on a brisk day in the Keystone State, Trump also launched attacks on the "dishonest" media, the "rigged" political system and his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. He questioned why Clinton was even allowed to run due to her handling of emails as secretary of state.
"The system is also rigged because Hillary Clinton should have been precluded from running for the presidency of the United States, but the FBI and the Justice Department covered up her crimes," Trump said.
The nation's mainstream media is "corrupt," Trump said. "They lie and fabricate stories to make a candidate that is not their preferred choice look as bad and even dangerous as possible. They're trying to poison the mind of the American voter."
Trump then laid out some plans for his first 100 days in office if elected, including pledging to deport millions of what he called "criminal illegal aliens," who are "drug dealers" and "killers," and vowing to cancel federal funding for all "sanctuary cities."
He proposed mandatory two-year minimum prison sentences for undocumented immigrants who illegally return after deportation and a mandatory five-year minimum sentence for convicted felons caught unlawfully reentering the country. Currently, the law states that an undocumented immigrant who commits illegal reentry can be punished with a fine, imprisonment for not more than two years, or both a fine and imprisonment.
The real estate developer also reiterated his plans for trade reform and his promises to get rid of Obamacare.
Trump delivered the speech, which he billed as his “closing argument” to lay out the “important core principles” of his campaign for the White House, in a hotel in the historic town near where President Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address in 1863. The ballroom at The Eisenhower Hotel was filled with members from the state’s Republican Party.
“President Lincoln served in a time of division like we've never seen before. It is my hope that we can look at his example, to heal the divisions we are living through right now," he said. "We are a very divided nation."