A lot of Twitter users are apoplectic over the salacious insinuations President Trump made when he attacked Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Twitter today.
In his Tuesday morning tweets, Trump ripped Democrats over the revived discussions about his alleged sexual misconduct against multiple women. Gillibrand is one of the most prominent political figures talking about this topic, and yesterday, she said that either Trump needs to resign over his alleged misbehavior, or Congress needs to launch an investigation if the president refuses to stand aside.
In response to Gillibrand, Trump ripped into her by tweeting that she came “begging” for campaign contributions” in the past, and “would do anything for them.” As such, Trump seems to be calling the senator a political prostitute for bringing up his alleged transgressions.
Gillibrand has already responded to the president’s tweet:
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
And just like the senator had something to say, so did a lot of other people:
Exactly-this is a serious smear against a sitting US senator and suggests she’s struck a nerve with Trump accusers https://t.co/2OU2UZi05g
— Nicolle Wallace (@NicolleDWallace) December 12, 2017
Pig. President Pig. https://t.co/siQmIwXFOv
— Jeff Jarvis (@jeffjarvis) December 12, 2017
“and would do anything for them”
Way to remind us of how you have such respect for women, Mr. President. You just insinuated that she traded “favors” for campaign contributions. https://t.co/gDovoZxIG8
— Bradley P. Moss, Esq (@BradMossEsq) December 12, 2017
When your defense against sexual harassment is to start implying women who oppose it are whores. https://t.co/p28uJiE7he
— Kelly Scaletta (@KellyScaletta) December 12, 2017
— Jay Caruso (@JayCaruso) December 12, 2017
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) December 12, 2017
Defining Presidency down, chapter one million. https://t.co/4EAbruqJpO
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) December 12, 2017
Sexual harassment is apolitical. Women will not be silenced no matter what party they are in. Period. https://t.co/YNPH654iM7
— Gretchen Carlson (@GretchenCarlson) December 12, 2017
he’s already acknowledged having met Natasha Stoynoff, the People reporter who says he assaulted her at Mar-a-Lago https://t.co/1fImEoviMu
— Simon Maloy (@SimonMaloy) December 12, 2017
When Trump accuses a woman senator of being ready to “do anything” for campaign contributions, isn’t that a scurrilous sexual innuendo meant to mock, discredit and humiliate her? Is that how others read it? https://t.co/uxd4LDQ35r
— Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) December 12, 2017
We’ve now reached the point in Trump’s presidency where he’s suggesting that a senator trades sexual favors for campaign donations.
We got desensitized to how ridiculous this all is very, very fast. pic.twitter.com/zOSIMPvqZp
— Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) December 12, 2017
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