Trump Jr. mocks Franken's resignation speech

Donald Trump Jr. mocked Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenDemocrats turn on Al Franken Schumer called, met with Franken and told him to resign Overnight Finance: Trump says shutdown 'could happen' | Ryan, conservatives inch closer to spending deal | Senate approves motion to go to tax conference | Ryan promises 'entitlement reform' in 2018 MORE (D-Minn.) after he announced his resignation on Thursday by invoking one of the former comedian's most well-known characters from "Saturday Night Live."

"Because I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and God-darnit people like me. #Franken," Trump Jr. tweeted. The quote is a reference to Franken's "SNL" character Stuart Smalley, who hosted the show's recurring sketch "Daily Affirmations With Stuart Smalley." 

Franken also wrote a book in character as Smalley, titled "I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough, & Doggone It, People Like Me!"

The tweet follows Franken's announced resignation from the Senate, which comes after increasing pressure from his Democratic colleagues to step down amid a number of sexual misconduct allegations. 

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“I know in my heart that nothing I have done as a senator, nothing, has brought dishonor on this institution, and I am confident that the Ethics Committee would agree. Nevertheless, today I am announcing that in the coming weeks I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate,” Franken said in a speech on the Senate floor. 

Franken is the latest high-profile man to depart his job amid sexual misconduct allegations. 

Rep. John ConyersJohn James ConyersAbortion-rights group endorses Nadler in race to replace Conyers on Judiciary Democrats turn on Al Franken Michigan state senator to run for Congress MORE Jr. (D-Mich.) also announced his resignation amid allegations against him on Tuesday.