Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain says he doesn't remember the specific allegations of sexual harassment that were made against him in the 1990s.
In an interview with The Associated Press, Cain was asked if he was unaware of the specific allegations and he responded "some of them." Then when pressed, he said he wasn't aware of any of the allegations. He told The AP: "That was 12 years ago. So no, I don't remember."
Cain has denied sexually harassing anyone while he was head of the National Restaurant Association. He says the allegations are surfacing now as part of a "witch hunt."
The former pizza company executive was responding to a Politico report that said the trade group gave financial settlements to at least two female employees who had accused Cain of inappropriate sexual behavior. Cain says he doesn't know whether the association provided any such settlements.
The trade group has declined to comment.
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