By Mario Trujillo - 09/03/14 01:32 PM EDT
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) should name the lawmakers who made inappropriate comments about her weight, Sen. Ron JohnsonRon JohnsonGOP plan: Link Dems to an email scandal GOP senator: Dems making ‘concerted effort to produce fraudulent votes’ Club for Growth: Anti-Trump spending proved to be 'good call' MORE (R-Wis.) said on Tuesday.
Johnson said members should have a chance to defend themselves, after Gillibrand detailed instances in a forthcoming book where she said some colleagues referred to her as "fat,” "porky” and “chubby.”
Johnson said he has never made comments about Gillibrand’s weight, nor has he ever heard a colleague make that type of remark. Still, Johnson said he has no reason to doubt her.