Trump Jr. mocks Franken's resignation speech

Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpRussia's election interference is a problem for the GOP Pence to pitch trade deal during trip to Michigan: report Iran oil minister: US made 'bad mistake' in ending sanctions waivers MORE Jr. mocked Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenWinners and losers from first fundraising quarter Election analyst says Gillibrand doesn't have 'horsepower to go the full distance' Gillibrand campaign links low fundraising to Al Franken backlash: memo 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. 

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