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Parents complain to FCC about airing of vulgar Trump recording and threaten to sue CNN

Parents complain to FCC about airing of vulgar Trump recording and threaten to sue CNN

In the history books, the publication of a leaked “Access Hollywood” tape of Donald Trump making vulgar comments about women will likely go down as one of the most decisive and newsworthy moments of the 2016 presidential campaign.

Yet many Americans disagreed with some media outlets’ decisions to air Trump’s remarks — caught on a hot microphone during a 2005 conversation with TV host Billy Bush — in which Trump said in vulgar language that he grabbed women by their vaginas without their consent.

In more than 20 complaints filed to the Federal Communications Commission in...

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