Mika Brzezinski: Bill Clinton needs to apologize or stop talking

MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski demanded Monday that former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonMueller’s probe doesn't end with a bang, but with a whimper Mark Mellman: History’s judgment Congress should massively ramp up funding for the NIH MORE issue an apology for the behavior detailed in the sexual misconduct allegations against him.

“You guys, I’m sorry — but I’m not sorry, actually,” Brzezinski said. "Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP lawmakers cite new allegations of political bias in FBI Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE needs to stop, she needs to stop talking about this topic unless Bill Clinton wants to come forward and apologize for being a sexual harasser, for settling with women.”

"He needs to apologize as quickly as 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 did," Brzenzinski said of Clinton. Last week, Sen. Franken (D-Minn.) issued multiple statements apologizing after being accused of kissing and groping a woman without her consent.

“If you’re not going to apologize and it’s clear you’ve done something wrong, please, please,” Brzezinski said. “You, the politician, and your wife, the politician, need to not talk about these issues. Just don’t, unless you want to come to the table with some honesty.”

The “Morning Joe” co-host was responding to an interview with Hillary Clinton, where the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee called out the sexual harassment allegations against President Trump.

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Trump has been accused of sexual harassment or assault by more than a dozen women and talked about groping women on the infamous leaked "Access Hollywood" tape. The official White House position is that the women who have accused Trump are lying.

Amid a growing number of sexual harassment allegations against prominent figures, including politicians like Franken and Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, some have invoked the allegations against Bill Clinton to illustrate a double standard in terms of how some accusers are treated.

Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandDemocrats turn on Al Franken Report: Franken will resign Thursday Minnesota's largest newspaper calls on Franken to resign MORE (D-N.Y.) said last week that Clinton should have resigned after allegations that he had an affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky in 1998.