Republican Donald Trump was up and tweeting Saturday morning, arguing allegations of sexual assault from a growing tally of women are underhanded campaign ploys to ensure he is not president. "100% fabricated and made-up charges, pushed strongly by the media and the Clinton Campaign, may poison the minds of the American Voter," he tweeted, adding, "FIX!" He soon posted: "This election is being rigged by the media pushing false and unsubstantiated charges, and outright lies, in order to elect Crooked Hillary!" Trump previously developed the conspiracy theme Friday, suggesting the accusations are a plot organized by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim.

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