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Herman Cain says claims of sexual harassment not a factor to withdraw from Fed considerations

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain appeared on "Hannity" on Tuesday night, addressing whether previous allegations of sexual harassment were a factor in his decision to withdraw from a seat in the Federal Reserve. "Those accusations had nothing to do with my decision," said Cain to host Sean Hannity. "My decision has been driven by … gathering all the information and also finding out what I could and couldn't do from administrative staff . CAIN'S BID FOR FED FACES SETBACK "And when I started to look at what I couldn't do, Cain continued," it's like taking a stallion, keeping him in the stable and not letting him run . I couldn't do things I like. " President Trump tweeted Monday that Cain asked not to be nominated. " And when I began to look at the things I couldn't do, it's like taking a stallion, keeping him in the stable and letting he didn't run. " &#821 1; Herman Cain " "My friend Herman Cain, a wonderful man, has asked me not to appoint him a place in the Federal Reserve Herman is a great American who really loves our country! "Trump tweeted. Allegations of sexual harassment and infidelity injured Cain's presidential and resurfaced claims in 2012 after Trump had said he intended to nominate him to the Fed Cain, the former CEO of Godfather's Pizza, said last week on the Fox Business Network that he had no plans to withdraw from it. CLICK TO FOX FOX NEWS APP Cain…

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain appeared on “Hannity” on Tuesday night, addressing whether previous allegations of sexual harassment were a factor in his decision to withdraw from a seat in the Federal Reserve.

“Those accusations had nothing to do with my decision,” said Cain to host Sean Hannity. “My decision has been driven by … gathering all the information and also finding out what I could and couldn’t do from administrative staff .

CAIN’S BID FOR FED FACES SETBACK

“And when I started to look at what I couldn’t do, Cain continued,” it’s like taking a stallion, keeping him in the stable and not letting him run . I couldn’t do things I like. “

President Trump tweeted Monday that Cain asked not to be nominated.

” And when I began to look at the things I couldn’t do, it’s like taking a stallion, keeping him in the stable and letting he didn’t run. “

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” “My friend Herman Cain, a wonderful man, has asked me not to appoint him a place in the Federal Reserve Herman is a great American who really loves our country! “Trump tweeted.

Allegations of sexual harassment and infidelity injured Cain’s presidential and resurfaced claims in 2012 after Trump had said he intended to nominate him to the Fed

Cain, the former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, said last week on the Fox Business Network that he had no plans to withdraw from it.

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Cain told Hannity that the restrictions on speaking openly led him to finally withdraw his nomination [19659005] “If I have become the Federal Reserve Governor, I would have been limited in what I could talk about and tell the truth to people, while in this environment I am unlimited to say what I want, when I want, to the one who wants it when it comes to the truth. That’s why I made the decision not to do so, Cain said.

Fox News & # 39; Judson Berger and Associated Press contributed to this report.

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