President Donald Trump called said Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has begged him for donations in visits to his office and “would do anything for them,” in a tweet Tuesday, and called her a “total flunky” for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
“Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office ‘begging’ for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump. Very disloyal to Bill & Crooked-USED,” Trump tweeted Tuesday morning.
Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office “begging” for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump. Very disloyal to Bill & Crooked-USED!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 12, 2017
The New York senator hit back at Trump Tuesday morning, saying that he “cannot silence” her and she will continue to speak out about the shame Trump “has brought on the Oval Office.”
You cannot silence me or the millions of women who have gotten off the sidelines to speak out about the unfitness and shame you have brought to the Oval Office. https://t.co/UbQZqubXZv
— Kirsten Gillibrand (@SenGillibrand) December 12, 2017
Gillibrand called on Trump to resign late Monday, or go through a congressional investigation for the “assault allegations” against him. The tweet is likely a response to her statement.
“President Trump should resign,” Gillibrand tweeted.”But, of course, he won’t hold himself accountable. Therefore, Congress should investigate the multiple sexual harassment and assault allegations against him.”
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