Weinstein case continues as judge declines to dismiss charges

A New York judge declined to dismiss sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein Thursday, rejecting the disgraced Hollywood titan's efforts to have his indictment thrown out.
1:28 | 12/21/18

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Now, to major developments involving Harvey Weinstein, heading to court today. Tonight, what the judge said instead. ABC's linsey Davis was at the courthouse. Reporter: Harvey Weinstein leaving court today, one step closer to standing trial for rape. How do you feel? Reporter: The judge ruling he would not dismiss the criminal case against him. We remain confident, despite the court's ruling today, that ultimately, at a trial of this case, Mr. Weinstein will be completely exonerated. Reporter: Initially, Weinstein faced six counts related to allegations by three women, including charges of rape and sexual assault. But one of those charges was later dropped after potential inconsistencies in one accuser's story. Weinstein's attorney argued that her "Perjured testimony contaminated the grand jury proceedings." And called for the remaining five counts to be dismissed. The judge disagreed. We just left the courthouse where Harvey Weinstein was not acquitted or dismissed. Reporter: Leaders of the me too movement and several actresses, including Marisa Tomei -- Why was it important for you to be here today? To stand for survivors. Reporter: -- Emerged from courtroom saying they were relieved the case would move forward. Important to note here, Weinstein has maintained all along that he has never had any nonconsensual encounters. David? Linsey, thank you. In other news tonight, Matt Whitaker has chosen not to

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