RNC chairwoman calls on Clinton to speak out about Weinstein
© Getty Images

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel suggested on Saturday former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDHS secretary: No sign Russia targeting midterm elections at 2016 level Twitter suspends Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks accounts after indictments Elon Musk donated nearly K to Republican PAC, filings show MORE should speak out about the sexual assault allegations against former campaign donor and film mogul Harvey Weinstein. 

"Whose side is Hillary Clinton on: Harvey Weinstein's or his victims?" McDaniel said in a tweet.  

McDaniel's comments come as Weinstein faces intense backlash after The New York Times unearthed a slew of allegations against Weinstein on Thursday from various women including actresses Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan. 

Republicans have pounced on the accusations against Weinstein, who is was a prominent Democratic donor, and have called on Democrats to speak out against him. 

ADVERTISEMENT
In 2015, Weinstein and his wife, Georgina Chapman, a fashion designer, hosted a fundraiser for Clinton in New York City. 

While Clinton has not yet commented on the accusations, Democrats currently serving in Congress, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerRed-state Dem tells Schumer to 'kiss my you know what' on Supreme Court vote Dem infighting erupts over Supreme Court pick Trump's latest win: More Americans are saying, 'I quit!' MORE (N.Y.), Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders: Trump should confront Putin over Mueller probe indictments Midterms will show voters are tired of taking back seat to Wall Street McConnell: I won't be intimidated by protesters MORE (Mass.) and Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenFranken offers Dems a line of questioning for Kavanaugh's 'weirdly specific bit of bulls---' The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by PhRMA — GOP lawmakers race to find an immigration fix Richard Painter puts out 'dumpster fire' in first campaign ad MORE (Minn.) have rushed to donate Weinstein's campaign contributions to charities. 

Sens. Richard Blumenthal (Conn.), Martin Heinrich (N.M.), Bob Casey(Pa.), and Patrick Leahy (Vt.) are also donating their contributions from Weinstein.