Chelsea Clinton appeared none too thrilled when a woman asked the former first daughter to sign a copy of Clinton's book for Juanita Broaddrick.
At a recent signing in New York for her new children's book, "She Persisted," conservative journalist Laura Loomer approached Chelsea Clinton with a copy and asked Clinton to sign the book for her "friend," Juanita Broaddrick.
"Because this book's for everyone, including women who have wanted to speak up but have been told to quiet down, can you sign it for my friend Juanita Broaddrick, because she's been silenced by your parents, especially Bill Clinton, who's a rapist. Can you sign it for her?" Loomer asked.
Chelsea Clinton didn't sign the book. All the former first daughter said in response was "thank you for coming today."
Broaddrick has repeatedly alleged that Clinton's father, former President Bill Clinton, raped her and that former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton silenced her from speaking out.
Broaddrick made headlines again during the 2016 Democratic presidential primary when she tweeted a reminder that Bill Clinton allegedly raped her when he was the attorney general of Arkansas. Broaddrick further alleged, as she has for years, that Hillary Clinton then tried to "silence" her.
I was 35 years old when Bill Clinton, Ark. Attorney General raped me and Hillary tried to silence me. I am now 73....it never goes away.— Juanita Broaddrick (@Juanita Broaddrick) 1452109340.0
Daily Caller reporter Kerry Pickett asked Bill Clinton in January 2016 to respond to Broaddrick's allegations.
The former president, while campaigning for Hillary Clinton in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, during the Democratic presidential primary, refused to address the allegations at the time. The former president said there would be "plenty of time to talk about it" during the 2016 general election campaign.
Bill Clinton previously denied the allegations through an attorney.
Broaddrick's silencing allegation stands in stark contrast to the former first daughter's stated purpose for her new book, which Clinton said she wrote for "everyone who's ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down."
The title of the book, "She Persisted," uses the words Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used after invoking a Senate rule against Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). The rule that McConnell cited prevents any senator from impugning the integrity of a fellow senator while speaking on the Senate floor.
At the time, the upper chamber was debating whether to confirm Jeff Sessions as attorney general.
"Sen. Warren was giving a lengthy speech. She had appeared to violate the rule. She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted," McConnell said.
Feminists seized the moment and alleged that McConnell silenced Warren. The phrase "she persisted" later became a popular feminist motto.
Chelsea Clinton, a feminist icon, announced in March that she would release a children's book titled "She persisted," which would tell the stories of 13 famous American women.
“I wrote this book for everyone who’s ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who’s ever been made to feel less than," Chelsea Clinton said in a statement to Entertainment Weekly.