Trump Jr. mocks Franken's resignation speech

Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump threatens ex-intel official's clearance, citing comments on CNN Protesters topple Confederate monument on UNC campus Man wanted for threatening to shoot Trump spotted in Maryland MORE Jr. mocked Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart Franken#BelieveAllWomen, in the Ellison era, looks more like #BelieveTheConvenientWomen The Hill's Morning Report — GOP seeks to hold Trump’s gains in Midwest states Dems make history in Tuesday's primaries 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 ConyersConservative activist disrupts campaign event for Muslim candidates Michigan Dems elect state's first all-female statewide ticket for midterms Record numbers of women nominated for governor, Congress MORE Jr. (D-Mich.) also announced his resignation amid allegations against him on Tuesday.