“We must continue our work to eliminate sexual assault from our society and promote safe relationships, homes, and communities. Sexual assault crimes remain tragically common in our society, and offenders too often evade accountability.”

The proclamation came as Trump stands accused of sexual misconduct or worse by more than a dozen women, and as porn star Stormy Daniels and former playmate Karen McDougal have said they had flings with Trump in 2006, shortly after his marriage to his third wife, Melania.