Republicans Duck Questions, Play Down Trump's Attack On Gillibrand

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"President Trump has committed assault, according to these women, and those are very credible allegations of misconduct and criminal activity, and he should be fully investigated and he should resign", Gillibrand said in an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.

Gillibrand doesn't seem fazed, and dismissed Trump's tweet as a "sexist smear" - and suggested he better not hold his breath waiting for her to back down.

Trump responded Tuesday, tweeting Gillibrand used to "come to [his] office "begging" for campaign contributions", alleging she "would do anything for them". "Neither will the women who stood up to the president yesterday", she said.

"I've said and done things I regret, and the words released today on this more than a decade-old video are one of them", Trump said previous year.

The women's decision to speak out again is reasonable.

She reportedly met with Trump once in 2010, with Ivanka Trump also attending the meeting, an aide told the Washington Post. "But everybody else working around the president - if your day is not consumed by getting him to take down that tweet, please leave".

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Rachel Crooks, left, Jessica Leeds, center, and Samantha Holvey attend a news conference, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in NY to discuss their accusations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump. "Donald Trump should resign the presidency", he said in the email, adding that he believes the women who have accused the President.

"Their voices also will not be silenced and neither will the millions of women and men who have marched against the president and his policies", Gillibrand said of the three women. The shot many call "slut-shaming" came when Trump claimed the Senator "would do anything" for his money.

"With his latest tweet, clearly implying that a United States senator would trade sexual favors for campaign cash, President Trump has shown he is not fit for office".

"He's talking about the way our system functions as it is", she said.

President Trump took to Twitter to hurl insults at Gillibrand. And thus, within days, those calls from elected Democrats including Gillibrand began in a trickle.

Three women who claim they were sexually harassed by Trump before he ran for president urged lawmakers Monday to open the inquiry into his alleged misconduct, which includes unwanted kissing, touching and groping. Yet we blink when it comes to calling for Trump's resignation, for he won his election after multiple claims of harassment were thoroughly reported and published, and then capped by Trump's own bragging about grabbing women's genitals captured in the infamous "Access Hollywood" video.

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